My Colby-Sawyer Experience

I have learned the importance of understanding nature in creating manmade landscapes and how art involves politics, business, and economics, in addition to providing beauty and inspiration.
Jennifer Sullivan,
Business Administration

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Carex Lupulina Carex Lupulina
Sedge Cyperaceae family

Female flower cluster, 0.5 - 1" long, made of many inflated tear-drop shaped sacks. Male flower is tan to brown in color, 0.75 - 1.25" long +/-, and extends beyond the female flower cluster.

Form/Habitat: Leafy bracts under flower clusters, triangular stem. Grows in leafy tussocks, to 4'. Found in swamps and other wet places. June-Oct.


NWI status: OBL

Text by Thad Soule for CES301.

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