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Carex brunnescens ssp. brunnescens

Carex brunnescens (Pers.) Poir. ssp. brunnescens

Brownish Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex brunnescens ssp. alaskana


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent.


USA: AK , ID , ME , MT , ND , NH , NV , NY , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NB , NS

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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