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Sedge (Carex)

   Sedge (Carex), fam. Cyperaceae.
   Inconspicous, almost useless grass. There are several species in the forest, the most early-blooming one is Spring Sedge (Carex ericetorum), see photos below.

Spring Sedge (Carex ericetorum) Spring Sedge (Carex ericetorum) Spring Sedge (Carex ericetorum) Spring Sedge (Carex ericetorum)

   On the northern bank of the lake, another species, with larger plant size, is abundant, probably the Greater Pond Sedge (Carex riparia).

Greater Pond Sedge (Carex riparia) Greater Pond Sedge (Carex riparia) Greater Pond Sedge (Carex riparia)