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Carex granularis Muhl. ex Willd.
Limestone meadow sedge
Synonym(s): Carex granularis var. granularis, Carex granularis var. haleana, Carex granularis var. recta, Carex haleana, Carex rectior, Carex shriveri
USDA Symbol: cagr3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Pale, glaucous leaves in a rosette with fruit like a small corncob. Adaptable to difficult soils. (Ontario Native Plants 2002)
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
Apr , May , Jun , Jul Bloom Notes: Perianth
absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.
, WY Canada: NB
, ON Native Habitat:
Growing ConditionsWater Use: High
Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Dry , Moist
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
Soil Description: Clay
National Wetland Indicator Status
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.
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff