Little Black Sedges
Like most common names, "Little Black Sedge" can refer to more than one taxon. They're previewed below, along with 3 specimens. For more detail click through to the scientific names.
These are often called Little Black Sedges.
These are very rarely called Little Black Sedges.
This genus is important for trout anglers. Many species of Lepidostoma
produce excellent hatches, especially in the West. Lepidostoma
can be very prolific in spring creek environments or smaller runoff streams with springs. Lepidostoma togatum
is the most important species of this genus in the East and Midwest. The West has several species that are important.