Plantainleaf sedge, Plantain-leaf sedge
Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy
A 1-2 ft. sedge; the plant strongly tinged with red-purple at the base and on the sheaths. The evergreen
leaves are broad, up to an inch across, and have puckered ribs.
Image Gallery: 3 photo(s) available
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
Mar , Apr , May Bloom Notes: Perianth
absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.
, WI Canada: NB
, QC Native Distribution:
N.B. to s.e. Man, s. to CT, PA,
& e. IA; also s. in uplands to GA
& AL Native Habitat:
Moist, rich woods
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Moist, rich soils.
Conditions Comments: Not Available