Curly-Styled Wood Sedge, Carex rosea
Cyperaceae or Sedge Family


A grass-like plant with long, very narrow, dangling leaves in dense tufts. Flowers green, starlike, on erect stalks..

Native sedge of woodlands.

Sedges can usually only be identified microscopic examination of the flowers and fruits. This one, although not particularly distinctive, can usually be identified as it is probably the most common woodland sedge in the Park. Most sedges prefer open areas, especially wet ones.


Closeup of flowers 


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