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Carex appalachica J. Webber & P.W. Ball
Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)
USDA Symbol: CAAP5
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
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Plant CharacteristicsDuration: Perennial
Leaf Margin: Serrulate
Leaf Apex: Acute , Obtuse
Leaf Texture: Spongy
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Flowers inconspicuous. Bloom time refers to fruiting period.
DistributionUSA: CT , GA , KY , MA , MD , ME , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , VA , VT , WV
Canada: ON , QC
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
From the National Organizations DirectoryAccording to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:
Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE
Web ReferenceWebref 38 - Flora of North America (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter
Additional resourcesUSDA: Find Carex appalachica in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Carex appalachica in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Carex appalachica
MetadataRecord Modified: 2022-11-03
Research By: SET