Category: Cyperaceae


Species: Rhynchospora alba (Cyperaceae) (White Beaksedge)

Habitat: Bogs, freshwater marshes

Source: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=RHAL3

Interesting Fact: It is included in the California Native Plant Society’s Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list.

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Species: Eriophorum virginicum (Cyperaceae) (Cottongrass)

Habitat: bogs, conifer swamps and marshes

Source: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=ERVI8

Interesting fact: When mature, the flower parts form dense, cottony tufts dotting the late summer and fall bog landscape with their showy heads.