False Hop Sedge – 9/4/20

Observer: Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program employees

Observation Date: 9/4/20

Observation Time: 2:00 p.m.

Observation Location: undisclosed location in Sharon

Common Name: False Hop Sedge

Scientific Name: Carex lupuliformis

Comments: False Hop Sedge is an endangered species in Massachusetts. The NHESP observers said they saw only a few plants.

As of 9/4/20, this species does not appear on the list of rare species that have been documented in Sharon.

Please do not dig up or disturb plants you may encounter in the wild.

More information: Natural Heritage & Endangered Species Program