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Carex flava L.
Synonym(s): Carex flava var. fertilis, Carex flava var. gaspensis, Carex flava var. graminis, Carex flava var. laxior, Carex flava var. rectirostra, Carex nevadensis ssp. flavella
USDA Symbol: CAFL4
Spiky retrorse heads. Attracts insects and other small wildlife. (Ontario Native Plants 2002)
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
Jun , Jul , Aug Bloom Notes: Perianth
absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.
, WY Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
National Wetland Indicator Status
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.
From the National Suppliers Directory
According to the inventory provided by Associate Suppliers, this plant is available at the following locations:
Edge of the Woods Native Plant Nursery
- Orefield, PA
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
Record Last Modified: 2012-07-03
Research By: TWC Staff