[permaculture] Need plant ID

Vaidila Satvika vaidila at gmail.com
Fri Jul 17 10:52:53 EDT 2015


Answer (from a landscape architect friend in Portland, OR): Carex pendula.

On Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 1:38 AM, Lawrence London <lfljvenaura at gmail.com>
wrote:

> This volunteer single clump perennial plant is growing in soil that
> alternates between very wet and damp. I noticed it a year ago and watched
> to see if it survived the Winter and it did with great vigour. It is much
> larger now than when I first saw it. It propagates by seed most likely. I
> will look at the root system to see if there are any underground runners or
> rhizomes. It would work well in a constructed wetland or along crenelated
> edges of a pool or pond based aquaculture system as part of the ecosystem
> and to bioremediate excess nutrients in runoff feeding any water
> impoundment.
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> Can anyone identify it?
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> Lawrence F. London
> <lfljvenaura at gmail.com>
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