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Carex basiantha (Willdenow's sedge)
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Carex basiantha

Carex basiantha Steud.

Willdenow's Sedge, Basal-fruit Caric Sedge, Widow Caric Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex willdenowii var. pauciflora

USDA Symbol: CABA24

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: To about 1 foot in height.

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Flowering times given are actually fruiting times.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MS , NC , OK , SC , TN , TX
Native Distribution: Southeastern US.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW
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.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2017-07-20
Research By: JAM

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