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Wandering Dew-Grass is a slender sparsely-branched plant, with narrow-lanceshaped leaves often with long woolly hairs on the sheaths. Flowers are small dark-blue, subtended by by long straight or curved bracts. Flowers are about 1 cm across, in clusters in leaf axils or at branch ends. Stamen filaments have long white or blue hairs. Bracts are hairy with with enlarged rounded bases. Leaves are 3-7.5 cm long, variably hairy. Stem is usually 8-30 cm long, often tufted and rooting at the nodes.Flowering: July-September.