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Carex comosa Boott
USDA Symbol: CACO8
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
Apr , May , Jun , Jul Bloom Notes: Perianth
absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.
AL , AR , CA , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV Canada: NB
, ON USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Ohio Prairie Nursery
- Hiram, OH
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
North American Native Plant Society
- Etobicoke, ON
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Record Modified: 2012-07-06
Research By: TWC Staff