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Carex duriuscula

Carex duriuscula C.A. Mey.

Needleleaf Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex eleocharis, Carex stenophylla, Carex stenophylla ssp. eleocharis, Carex stenophylla var. enervis

USDA Symbol: CADU6

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.


USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , IA , ID , IL , KS , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WY
Canada: AB , BC

Additional resources

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


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

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