February 2020 Plant of the Month Carex lurida Wahlenb., ShallowSedge February 2020 Plant of the Month is probably New Jersey's most abundant sedge, the shallow sedge. As a member of the Cyperaceae, this plant is distinguished from grasses and rushes by its anatomical differences in stem architecture and seed structure. Mary Hough (1983) identifies voucher specimens have been collected for this species in every county except Cumberland. I personally can attest shallow sedge … [Read more...] about Plant of the Month
February 2020 - Guess That Plant
This is the FNJP's 107th edition of Guess that Plant!
The February 2020 Guess that Plant photo shows a native tree with its fruits. This one may take some time to figure out, so may be a "hoppy" beer will help unravel the GTP's name. If you think you know this species, send your answer for this month's Guess that Plant.
Umus americana L., American Elm wood cross section
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Guess This Plant