Carex bullata Schkuhr ex Willd.

Photo: Carex bullata

Button Sedge

Habitat: Meadows, swamps, bogs

Range: Nova Scotia south to Georgia

Aids to Identification: Carex is a large and difficult genus, and technical characters must be relied upon to separate the species. Carex bullata is a member of section Vesicariae.

Photo: Carex bullata

Phenology: Flowers June - October.

Family: Cyperaceae

Synonyms: None noted

Known Distribution in Maine: This rare plant has been documented from a total of 5 town(s) in the following county(ies): Penobscot, York.

Dates of documented observations are: 1887, 1880, 1983, 2000, 2002, 2006