• Mississippi National River and Recreation Area


    National River & Recreation Area Minnesota

Awl Fruited Sedge

Description: One to 3.5 feet tall. Relatively large green-to-black spike-like inflorescence, with long, bright green strap-like leaves growing from a clump below.

Stems clump-forming to 3' tall, stout, shorter than leaves. Leaf blades to 3/8" wide. Sheaths loose, papery.

Awl Fruited Sedge

Awl Fruited Sedge
Carex stipata

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