Friday, September 4, 2009

Wetland Plant of the Week #26

Dichromena colorata

"White-Top Sedge"

White-top sedge, or star rush, is an herbaceous perennial plant with linear erect leaves and slender tubular stems. The flowers of Dichromena colorata are white with two stamens and no perianth; they can have three to ten bracts. A member of the Cyperaceae and a Facultative Wet species, star rush is found throughout Florida.

This one was photographed on Wednesday near Wildwood, Florida.

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