Carex secta


Carex secta is a common endemic sedge of coastal and swampy areas throughout New Zealand. It is a tussock forming sedge up to 1.5 x1.5 m. It grows only in still, not flowing water. Older plants in moist to wetsites, often form thick trunk-like bases 1 metre tall comprised of matted rhizomes, roots and old culm bases. Carex secta takes on a yellow-green colour in open situations with the colour being intensified in the winter. Flowering can occur from September to December with fruiting occurring October to March.

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