Bull Sedge

Carex bullata



Another perenial sedge found in the pinelands. Flowers and fruit appear at the same time, late spring through the summer. The grass grows in acidic, wet, sandy soils in wetlands.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Button Sedge
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Late May to September
Fruit Timing:Late May to September
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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