Carex hystericina (Porcupine Sedge)
Carex hystericina (Porcupine Sedge) is a large sedge found in several wetland situations. Porcupine Sedge reaches about three feet and has bristly seedheads (where it gets its name Porcupine Sedge) that may nod slightly. Many butterflies, moths, and skippers use it as larval food and several species of birds consume the seeds.
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