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Carex digitalis (Slender woodland sedge)
Smith, R.W.

Carex digitalis

Carex digitalis Willd.

Slender Woodland Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CADI5

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

 

From the Image Gallery

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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACU UPL UPL UPL UPL
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:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2015-03-16
Research By: TWC Staff

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