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Digital Herbaria

Carex planostachys

Carex planostachys Kunze

Cedar Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

USDA Symbol: CAPL3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Carex planostachys

Cedar Sedge


Location: N side of Canyon Lake at 880 Military Dr., on Canyon Lake Island.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Plentiful on dry hillsides in shade.

Description: Dense perennial. Base is black, hard and knotty. Blades up to 2 dm long. Pistillate and staminate flowers widely separated on the culm. Infloresence a yellow spikelet, 12-18 mm long, surpassing the culms.

County: Comal
Collector: Mary Beth White
Collection Date: Feb 27, 1994
Specimen number: 176

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0714
Accession Date: Apr 25, 1994
Accession Number: 52

Annotations: Monoecious (In flower) MCXR

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