Scientific Name: Carex lupulina
- Stems 3-angled and nonbranching
- Basal leaf blades that are slightly indented along each side of midrib and drop down back toward ground
- Seedhead: tightly bunched with round inflated sacs at base and pointed on end
- Flowers are clustered in a thin terminal spike 2 to 4 inches long and brown in color
- Grows in clumps along shoreline and in shallow water.