Sedges, Rushes, and Grasses of Maine Lakes
Presented by Lisa Standley, PhD
Recorded on 2022-09-30
The presentation is technical in nature and covers the key features of sedges, rushes, and grasses. Lisa will describe the common and dominant species for each lacustrine habitat type.
Lisa is a plant systematist specializing in sedges (the Cyperaceae), author of the Field Guide to Carex of New England, and the Curator of the Vascular Plant Herbarium of the New England Botanical Society. She is retired, and spent much of her professional career as an environmental scientist working in wetland ecology, permitting, and environmental impact statements for major infrastructure projects (including the Downeaster rail project and the Aroostook County Transportation study).