Grass-like perennial plant, leaves all basal, somewhat flattened at the base. Very small greenish-white flowers borne in long spikes, we measured flowers at 2 mm diameter, and a spike to 25 cm diameter. Plants glabrous.
Height listed in Budd's Flora to 80 cm, we measured plants to 83 cm tall. Habitat is marshes and wet places, very common, usually flowering in June.
Photos taken August 5th, wet meadow, Boreal forest in east central Saskatchewan about 425 km north of our home in Regina, SK.
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