Plant-Lore

Collecting the folklore and uses of plants

Field woodrush

0421. In north Shropshire and Cheshire Luzula campestris has been known as chimney sweeps [Trefonen, Shropshire, October 2009].

2. Luzula campestris – Good Friday grass [York, March 1998].

Images: main, Synderford, Thorncombe, Dorset, 22 April 2014 (four days after Good Friday); inset, Grasmere, Cumbria, May 2015.