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Carex complanata (Hirsute sedge)
Leander, Bruce

Carex complanata

Carex complanata Torr. & Hook.

Hirsute sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CACO9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Herb , Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Leaf Pubescence: Hirsute
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Monoecious
Inflorescence: Spikelet
Fruit Type: Achene
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , GA , KY , LA , MD , ME , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

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.

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-1170 Collected 2008-06-06 in Harrison County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2010-05-19
Research By: DEW

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