Carex umbellata

Umbel-like Sedge



Similar to C. tonsa. Found in sandy or rocky soils in dry uplands. Flowers are green, appearing from mid to late spring. Spikes can be found at the base.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Late April to June
Fruit Timing:Late April to early June
Global and State Rank:S4, G5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Dry
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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