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Carex deflexa

Carex deflexa Hornem.

Northern Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)


USDA Symbol: CADE7

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 , ID , MA , ME , MI , MN , NC , ND , NH , NY , VT , WA , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

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


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

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