A 1-2 ft. sedge; the plant strongly tinged with red-purple at the base and on the sheaths. The
leaves are broad, up to an inch across, and have puckered ribs.
AL , CT , GA , IL , IN , IA , KY , ME , MD , MA , MI , MN , NH , NJ , NY , NC , OH , PA , SC , TN , VT , VA , WV , WI Canada: NB
, QC Native Distribution:
N.B. to s.e. Man, s. to CT, PA, n.e. IL & e. IA; also s. in uplands to GA & AL Native Habitat:
Moist, rich woods USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)