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Carex austrocaroliniana

Carex austrocaroliniana L.H. Bailey

Tarheel Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)


USDA Symbol: CAAU7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May


USA: AL , GA , KY , NC , SC , TN

Additional resources

USDA: Find Carex austrocaroliniana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Carex austrocaroliniana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Carex austrocaroliniana


Record Modified: 2018-03-14
Research By: CBR

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