Carex bullata Schkuhr ex Willd.
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.
Phenology: Flowers June - October.
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