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Carex pauciflora

Fewflower sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

USDA Symbol: CAPA19

USDA Native Status:

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Monoecious
Inflorescence: Spike , Terminal
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AK , CT , IN , MA , ME , MI , MN , NH , NY , PA , VT , WA , WI , WV
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NS , ON , QC , SK
Native Habitat: Bog/Fen

Growing Conditions

Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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