Carex bullata
button sedge; bull sedge

Carex bullata
Carex bullata
Photo courtesy Renee Brecht
Britton & Brown
Botanical name: Carex bullata Schkuhr ex Willd.
Common name: button sedge; bull sedge
Group: dicot
Family: Cyperaceae
Growth type: forb/herb
Duration: perennial
Origin: native
Plant height: fertile shoots 3-8.5 dm tall
Flowering time: bloom/fruit late May to September
Habitat: acid, wet soil of swamps and bogs
Range in New Jersey: throughout the pine barrens; infrequent elsewhere on the Coastal Plain
Heritage ranking, if any: n/a
Distribution: Carex bullata
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