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Carex fissa var. aristata

Carex fissa Mack. var. aristata F.J. Herm.

Hammock Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May


USA: FL , GA , LA , MS , SC

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-03-19
Research By: CBR

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