En EspaŅol
Carex annectens (Yellowfruit sedge) | NPIN

NPIN: Native Plant Database

Search for native plants by scientific name, common name or family. If you are not sure what you are looking for, try the Combination Search or our Recommended Species lists.

Search native plant database:
See a list of all Plants

Carex annectens (Yellowfruit sedge)
Wasowski, Sally and Andy

Carex annectens

Carex annectens (E.P. Bicknell) E.P. Bicknell

Yellowfruit sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex annectens var. annectens, Carex annectens var. xanthocarpa, Carex brachyglossa, Carex setacea var. ambigua

USDA Symbol: caan6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Monoecious
Fruit Type: Achene

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.


USA: AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: PE

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium , High
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade

Recommended Species Lists

Find native plant species by state. Each list contains commercially available species suitable for gardens and planned landscapes. Once you have selected a collection, you can browse the collection or search within it using the combination search.

View Recommended Species page

Additional resources

USDA: Find Carex annectens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Carex annectens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Carex annectens


Record Modified: 2007-12-23
Research By: TWC Staff

Go back

© 2014 Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center