Crawford's Sedge


(Carex crawfordii)

Crawford's sedge is a perennial plant of Ovales type sedge, native to North America and common throughout BC. Sedges are grouped according to common traits due to the large amount of species (over 600 in North America). Ovales often form dense clumps with tufted tops (inflorescence of sessile seed spikes, developing late spring to mid summer. These start as a bright green, turning a nice coppery brown colour. Crawford's sedge is usually found in wetlands or wet, sandy, disturbed areas.