Carex bebbii

6 " to 24 " tall
Blooms June to August
Clusters of seeds resemble spiked balls
Forms tussocks
Wet, Sandy shores, ditches, stream banks, swamps
Tolerates Light shade
Carex species provide the following potential wildlife food values
Seeds eaten by sparrows, finches, songbirds, rails, grouse, snipe, black duck
Foliage and roots eaten by moose