sedge, cylindric

COMMON NAME: Sedge, cylindric
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Cyperus retrorsus
FAMILY: Cyperaceae
LIFECYCLE: Perennial, possible annual
FEATURES: Similar to globe sedge. Spikes barrel-shaped, densely packed occurring on stalks of varying length
at plant apex. Non-tuberous perennial regrowing from crowns.
DESCRIPTION: Tufted perennial sedge found more in low fertility habitats, such as pastures and roadsides.
Does not tolerate low, frequent mowing.

Flower / Seed Head Seedhead

Flower / Seed Head