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Black Bog-rush

Schoenus nigricans

Plant Data

Order:
Poales
Family:
Cyperaceae (Sedge)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Small, dark brown, flattened spikelets.
Fruit:
An achene surrounded by a hard white coating.
Leaves:
Thread-like, unbranched, erect and grows in tight clumps straight out of the ground. The leaves have inrolled margins.
Maximum Size:
60cm tall.
Other Names:
Black Sedge.
Habitats:
Bogs, fens, heathland, marshes, saltmarshes, sand dunes, wetland.