Scirpus cyperinus


Common Names: Woolgrass, cottongrass bulrush, brown woolly sedge
Category: Plants
Sub-category: Sedges


Grows 3 to 6 ft. high, with an erect stem that is leafy up to the flower cluster. Many brown, woolly bristles surround the nutlets giving the cluster of spikelets in the terminal inflorescense a fuzzy appearance. A compound umbel, made up of many spikelets on branching rays, is at the top of a triangular or nearly round stem and is surrounded by spreading green, leaflike bracts; spikelets wooly in fruit.

Found in wetlands.

Primary Flower Color: Brown
Secondary Flower Color: Brown
 
Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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