- Carex kobomugi is a perennial plant that occurs along coastal areas. Plants, on average, are about 1 ft. (0.3 m) tall.
- The leaves have small, coarse teeth along the margins of the leaves.
- Flowering occurs in April to June, with male and female flowers occurring on different plants. Other sedge species that occur in the same habitat flower much later in the year (late summer to fall).
- Fruits are achenes.
- Ecological Threat
- Carex kobomugi is native to southeastern Asia and was first found in the United States in 1929.
- Plant Conservation Alliance's Alien Plant Working Group
- Virginia's Department of Conservation and Recreation
- Flora of North America, www.eFloras.org
- Invasive Plant Atlas of New England
- USDA NRCS PLANTS
- USDA ARS GRIN
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