Bladder Sedge

Carex intumescens



Perenial Cyperaceae member growing in acidic wetlands in any soil type. Male and female spikes are separate. Flowers appear from late spring to mid summer, and fruit will last to August.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Greater Bladder Sedge
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Late May to July
Fruit Timing:Late May to July, old fruit persists into August
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Loam, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist
Soil pH:Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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