Greater pond sedge

Carex riparia

Find this plant in Hortus Dijkspark.

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Greater pond sedge - You are not in control The answer you planted into the eighth of thirty plant beds in the Dijksgracht park, part of the Twijfel Zaaien/Casting Doubts project. Latin name: Carex riparia Artist family: Neutral De Bolderik

With: De Bolderik

Description

Carex riparia, the greater pond sedge, is a species of sedge found across Europe and Asia. It grows in a variety of wet habitats, and can be a dominant species in some swamps. It is Britain's largest Carex, growing up to 130 cm tall, with glaucous leaves up to 160 cm long.