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Carex echinata ssp. echinata

Carex echinata Murray ssp. echinata

Star Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex angustior, Carex angustior var. gracilenta, Carex cephalantha, Carex echinata var. angustata, Carex hawaiiensis, Carex josselynii, Carex laricina, Carex leersii, Carex muricata var. angustata, Carex muricata var. cephalantha, Carex muricata var. laricina, Carex ormantha, Carex phyllomanica var. angustata, Carex phyllomanica var. ormantha, Carex svensonis


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), HI (N), CAN (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 , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , HI , IA , ID , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MT , NC , ND , NH , NJ , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SC , TN , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

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


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

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