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Carex caroliniana (Carolina sedge)
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Carex caroliniana

Carex caroliniana Schwein.

Carolina Sedge, Carolina Caric Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CACA15

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

Bloom Time: Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Flowering time data is for fruiting time.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , FL , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

National Wetland Indicator Status

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

Metadata

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

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