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Carex cephalophora (Oval-leaf sedge)
Smith, R.W.

Carex cephalophora

Carex cephalophora Muhl. ex Willd.

Oval-leaf Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CACE

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: 8-24 inches in height.
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul

Distribution

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

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FACU OBL FACU FACU
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Carex cephalophora in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Carex cephalophora in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Carex cephalophora

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-03-16
Research By: JAM

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