Okay, so "technically" this isn't a wildflower as it doesn't have any true blooming parts, BUT it can be found in many of our local forests (and it's fruiting parts are festive and fluffy), let's learn more about it!
This woodland sedge also goes by the name seersucker sedge. It is a native evergreen that can be found across the eastern half of the United States, however it is on the endangered plants list for New Jersey and Minnesota. It grows best in shady areas from rich, moist soils. At its base you can find a reddish-purple coloring. Late spring it will begin to produce seeds.
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Emily is an Ohio Certified Volunteer Naturalist who spends her time exploring and learning about the unique history and nature in North East Ohio. She lives with her husband and cat in Wooster where she is also a family portrait and nature photographer as well as grows and cans her own vegetables. When she's not doing that, yoga and embroidery (not at the same time) are other things she enjoys.