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Pendulous Sedge

Carex pendula

Plant Data

Order:
Poales
Family:
Cyperaceae (Sedge)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Long drooping green catkins, later turning brown.
Fruit:
A nutlet.
Leaves:
Clump-forming perennial with broad grass-like leaves, up to 2cm wide. Not hairy.
Maximum Size:
150cm tall.
Foraging Notes:
The seeds are edible.
Never consume a wild plant unless you are 100% certain that it is safe to eat and you know that you have identified it correctly.
Other Names:
Drooping Sedge, Great Pendulous Sedge, Hanging Sedge, Weeping Sedge.
Habitats:
Bogs, gardens, grassland, hedgerows, roadsides, scrub, waterside, wetland, woodland.