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Carex brunnescens (Brownish sedge)
Smith, R.W.

Carex brunnescens

Carex brunnescens (Pers.) Poir.

Brownish Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CABR15

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), GL (N), SPM (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent.

Distribution

USA: AK , CO , CT , GA , ID , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NC , ND , NH , NJ , NV , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: AB , BC , MB , NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC , SK
Native Habitat: Swamp/Marsh,Bog/Fen

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun , Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FAC FAC OBL FACW FAC FACW FACW OBL
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 brunnescens in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Carex brunnescens in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Carex brunnescens

Metadata

Record Modified: 2018-03-08
Research By: TWC Staff

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