Category: Cyperaceae

Species: Rhynchospora alba (Cyperaceae) (White Beaksedge)

Habitat: Bogs, freshwater marshes


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


Species: Eriophorum virginicum (Cyperaceae) (Cottongrass)

Habitat: bogs, conifer swamps and marshes


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