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Carex lurida Lurid Sedge
Sedge Cyperaceae family

Flower: Triangular stem, small flower sacs, slightly inflated, with straight beak. Female flower cluster is longer than the male cluster and cylindrically shaped, with many flower sacs: 0.5 - 3."

Form: Varies in size: 8" - 3.5'. Grows in clumps.

Ecology: Native. Perennial.

Habitat: Found in wet soil.

NWI status: OBL

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