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Carex flava L.
USDA Symbol: CAFL4
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
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.
AK , CT , ID , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , VA , VT , WA , WI , WY Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
Prairie/Meadow/Field,Rocky Bluff,Lakeshores USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
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
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Record Modified: 2012-07-03
Research By: TWC Staff