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Carex canescens ssp. canescens

Carex canescens L. ssp. canescens

Silvery Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex curta


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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent.


USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DE , ID , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

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


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

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