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Carex lasiocarpa

Carex lasiocarpa Ehrh.

Woollyfruit sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CALA11

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft. , 3-6 ft.

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: AK , CA , CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , ND , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC , SK , YT
Native Habitat: Swamp/Marsh,Bog/Fen

Growing Conditions

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

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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