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Carex deweyana

Carex deweyana Schwein.

Dewey Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CADE9

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (I?), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Leaf: Green
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent.

Distribution

USA: AK , CO , CT , IA , ID , MA , ME , MI , MN , MT , ND , NH , NJ , NV , NY , OH , PA , RI , SD , UT , VT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Growing Conditions

Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

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National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU FACU 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.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Native Seed Network - Corvallis, OR

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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