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Carex retroflexa


Reflexed sedge


Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)



Carex retroflexa (Reflexed sedge)



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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , IA , KS , KY , LA , ME , MD , MA , MI , MS , MO , NH , NJ , NY , NC , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV , DC
Canada: ON

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Dry
Drought Tolerance: Medium

Last Update: 2009-02-20