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Carex glaucescens Ell.
Southern waxy sedge
USDA Symbol: cagl5
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Brown , Not Applicable Bloom Time:
Jul , Aug Bloom Notes: Perianth
absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.
AL , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , SC , TN , TX , VA USDA Native Status: L48(N)
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:
- Picayune, MS
Wildflower Center Seed BankLBJWC-MLE-31
Collected 2010-09-04 in Hardin County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff