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Carex glaucescens (Southern waxy sedge)
Dunatchik, David

Carex glaucescens

Carex glaucescens Elliott

Southern waxy sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CAGL5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TN , TX , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: 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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Crosby Arboretum - Picayune, MS

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-MLE-31 Collected 2006-09-03 in Hardin County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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