Carex collinsii

Collins' Sedge



The plant, a member of the Cyperaceae family, grows in sphagnum bogs. The plant is tufted. The majority of the spikes are composed of female flowers, but a few male flowers are mixed in. Female flowers develop into fruits. Flowers and Fruit appear at the same time, from early to mid summer.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Mid June to late July
Fruit Timing:Mid June to late July
Global and State Rank:G4, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Wet
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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