Kyllinga pumila Michx. - Low Spikesedge
Family - Cyperaceae
Flowering - May - October.
Habitat - Swamps, streambanks, bogs, ditches, disturbed wet areas.
Origin - Native to North America, South America, Caribbean Islands, Africa.
Other information - This weedy little species can be found scattered throughout Alabama. The plant can be identified by its subglobose to cylindric heads of flowers and cespitose habit.
Photographs taken off Lee Rd 54, Lee County, AL., 8-20-04.