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Carex vesicaria L.
USDA Symbol: CAVE6
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
May , Jun , Jul , Aug Bloom Notes: Perianth
absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.
AZ , CA , CO , CT , DE , IA , ID , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: AB
, YT Native Habitat:
Swamp/Marsh,Bog/Fen USDA Native Status: L48(N), CAN(N),
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
BenefitUse Other: Indigenous people cultivated rhizomes for use in basketry.
Interesting Foliage: yes
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:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2008-10-19
Research By: TWC Staff