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Carex careyana

Carex careyana Torr. ex Dewey

Carey's Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)


USDA Symbol: CACA14

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , DC , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MD , MI , MN , MO , NC , NY , OH , PA , TN , VA , WI , WV
Canada: ON

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-08-15
Research By: CBR

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