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Carex exilis

Carex exilis Dewey

Coastal sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CAEX7

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

Often grows in association with tufted clubrush (Scirpus cespitosus) (Wetland Plants of Ontario)

 

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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , DE , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , PA , RI , VT , WI
Canada: NB , NL , NS , ON , QC
Native Habitat: Bog/Fen

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL
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 exilis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Carex exilis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Carex exilis

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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