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Carex crinita var. crinita (Fringed sedge)
Smith, R.W.

Carex crinita var. crinita

Carex crinita Lam. var. crinita

Fringed sedge, Long hair sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex crinita var. minor, Carex crinita var. simulans

USDA Symbol: CACRC2

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

 

Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.

Distribution

USA: CT , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE
Native Habitat: swales, damp thickets, and low woods

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Clay, Loam

Benefit

Attracts: Birds

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Last Modified: 2012-07-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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