Wetland Species

Below is a list of various species located at the James H. Barrow Field Station in Hiram, Ohio.
  • Carex tribuloides- blunt broom sedge Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Active Growth Period: Spring and Summer Flower Color: Green Foliage Color: Green Fruit/Seed Color: Brown Bloom Period: Late Spring
  • Scirpus fluviatilis-river bulrush Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Active Growth Period: Summer Flower Color: Brown Foliage Color: Green Fruit/Seed Color: Brown Bloom Period: Mid-Summer 
  • Carex normalis-greater straw sedge Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Active Growth Period: Spring and Summer Flower Color: Green Foliage Color: Green Fruit/Seed Color: Brown Bloom Period: Late-Spring
  • Eleocharis obtusa- blunt spikerush  Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Annual Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Active Growth Period: Spring Flower Color: Yellow Foliage Color: Dark Green Fruit/Seed Color: Brown Bloom Period: Summer
  • Juncus effusus- common rush Group: Monocot Family: Juncaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Active Growth Period: Spring Flower Color: Brown Foliage Color: Dark Green Fruit/Seed Color: Yellow Bloom Period: Summer
  • Scirpus cyperinus- woolgrass Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Active Growth Period: Spring Flower Color: Green Foliage Color: Green Fruit/Seed Color: Yellow Bloom Period: Late Summer 
  • Carex vulpinoidea- fox sedge Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Active Growth Period: Spring Flower Color: Green Foliage Color: Green Fruit/Seed Color: Yellow Bloom Period: Spring
  • Phalaris arundinacea- reed canary grass Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Active Growth Period: Spring, Summer, Fall Flower Color: Yellow Foliage Color: Green Fruit/Seed Color: Black Bloom Period: Late Spring 
  • Lysimachia ciliata- fringed loosestrife Group: Dicot Family: Primulaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/Herb Active Growth Period: Spring, Summer, Fall Flower Color: Yellow Foliage Color: Green/Red Fruit/Seed Color: N/A Bloom Period: Summer
  • Typha angustifolia- narrowleaf cattail  Group: Monocot Family: Typhaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Forb/Herb Active Growth Period: Spring and Summer Flower Color: Green Foliage Color: Green Fruit/Seed Color: White Bloom Period: Late Spring
  • Leersia oryzoides-  rice cutgrass Group: Monocot Family: Poaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Active Growth Period: Summer Flower Color: Green Foliage Color: Dark Green Fruit/Seed Color: Red Bloom Period: Indeterminate
  • Scirpus atrovirens- green bulrush Group: Monocot Family: Cyperaceae Duration: Perennial Growth Habit: Graminoid Active Growth Period: Spring Flower Color: Brown Foliage Color: Dark Green Fruit/Seed Color: Brown Bloom Period: Summer  

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