Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Uncinia uncinata

Family: Cyperaceae

Common name: HOOK SEDGE

Native to: New Zealand


Type: grass

Forms: arching, clumping, erect, tufted

Max height: 0.65 feet

Max width: 1 foot


white/off white




Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: aquatic

USDA Zones: zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f, zone 11 to +40 f

Temp. range: +10 to above +40 °F

Water: drought tolerant