Cyperus-like sedge (Carex pseudocyperus)
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Species: Carex pseudocyperus
Common Name: Cyperus-like sedge
Status:Endangered, Connecticut, Indiana,
New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania
Range: Northeastern North America
Artist: Betsy Rogers-Knox
Artist Home Country: United States
Thriving where there are seasonal variations
in water levels, this sedge ranges throughout
northeastern North America, and is endangered along the southern end of its range. The artist observed this plant throughout the year and captured its habitat in her artwork.
A specimen of Cyperus-like sedge (Carex pseudocyperus) from the museum's herbarium collection: