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Carex edwardsiana (Edwards plateau sedge)
Carr, Bill

Carex edwardsiana

Carex edwardsiana Bridges & Orzell

Edwards Plateau Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)


USDA Symbol: CAED5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Venation: Parallel

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.



Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2007-12-13
Research By: TWC Staff

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