Any plant of the genus Carex, perennial, endogenous, innutritious herbs, often growing in dense tufts in marshy places. They have triangular jointless stems, a spiked inflorescence, and long grasslike leaves which are usually rough on the margins and midrib. There are several hundred species.
grass-like plant, usually with solid triangular stems
a member of the plant family Cyperaceae. Sedges generally are tufted plants that grow in marshes and have solid stems.
any of a family (Cyperaceae) of grass-like plants often found on wet ground or in water, having usually triangular, solid stems, three rows of narrow, pointed leaves and minute flowers borne in spikelets
Rushlike or grasslike plants of the family Cyperaceae, which often grow in wet places and usually have a triangular stem with a pith (not hollow) and a small, hard, dry, one-seeded fruit (achene). Examples include sedges ( Carex sp.), the lean sedge ( Cyperus strigosus), the slender spikerush ( Eleocharis acicularis), and the American bulrush ( Scirpus americanus).
grasslike or rushlike plant growing in wet places having solid stems, narrow grasslike leaves and spikelets of inconspicuous flowers
Common plant found growing beside a wetland. Sedge plants have tall stems, sharp edged leaves and yellow-green flower heads.
tufted grasslike marsh plant often with triangular stems of the family Cyperaceae
A grasslike plant with a triangular stem often growing in wet areas.
any rushlike or grasslike plant of the genus Carex, growing in wet places.
a grass-like plant
grass-like or rush-like plants of the family Cyperaceae, with solid stems which are triangular in cross-section
Plaints that resemble grasses but have hollow rather than woody stems
a plant that looks like grass, but has a solid, triangular stem, leaves growing in three vertical rows, and inconspicuous flowers
Any of a wide variety of grass-like, monocotyledonous plants of the family Cyperaceae, having achenes and solid stems which are triangular in cross-section. One of the most important plants in the shaping of the BWCA wetlands. Most "grasses" seen from the canoe are sedges. From the Old English secg.