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The Sedge Meadow

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by midocr, May 17, 2018.

  1. midocr


    Mar 28, 2008
    OH - IO
    Just a couple shots of carnivorous plants from the Sedge Meadow at Cedar Bog Nature Preserve (Champaign County, Ohio, USA). Although this micro environment is still shrinking, it has remained relatively intact for thousands of years. It is dominated by approximately 65 species of sedges. Water from the underground aquifer constantly flows up, into and out of the sedge meadow bringing with it limestone particles that form marl, the soil in this area. Sedege Meadows contain the majority of rare, threatened, endangered and unusual plants at Cedar Bog. These areas are what Ohio would have looked like after the ice had receded from the last period of glaciation, 10,000 - 15,000 years ago.

    Round-Leaved Sundew (Drosera rotundifolia)

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    Horned Bladderwort (Utricularia cornuta)
    About the size of a pencil eraser.

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    Thanks for looking.
    Last edited: May 17, 2018
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