Bladder Sedge Carex intumescens
Sedge Cyperaceae family

Flower: Male flower cluster and has very inflated, shiny sacs in a round flower cluster.

Form:Triangular Stem and leafy bracts,usually appriximately 1 - 2.5' tall.

Ecology: Native. Perennial.

Habitat: Grows in clumps in wet soil in late May-September

NWI status: FACW+

Text by Morgan Jenkins for CES301.

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