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Carex livida

Carex livida (Wahlenb.) Willd.

Livid sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CALI

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: 0-1 ft. , 1-3 ft.

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: AK , CA , CO , CT , ID , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , NJ , NY , OR , VT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC , SK , YT
Native Habitat: Bog/Fen

National Wetland Indicator Status

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

Metadata

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

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