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Glaucous Sedge

Carex flacca

Plant Data

Order:
Poales
Family:
Cyperaceae (Sedge)
Flowering Months:
JAN  FEB  MAR  APR  MAY  JUN  JUL  AUG  SEP  OCT  NOV  DEC
Flowers:
Upper purple-brown 4cm long spike (catkin) and 2 to 3 male catkins lower down.
Fruit:
Densely pack in the spike, round, up to 2mm across.
Leaves:
Grass-like. Leaf blade can be smooth and hairless, or rough to the touch.
Maximum Size:
60cm tall.
Other Names:
Blue Green Sedge, Blue Sedge, Carnation-grass, Flabby Sedge, Glaucous Sedge, Gray Carex.
Habitats:
Fens, grassland.