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Carex floridana

Carex floridana Schwein.

Florida Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex nigromarginata var. floridana

USDA Symbol: CAFL5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 8 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Feb , Mar , Apr


USA: AL , AR , FL , GA , LA , MO , MS , NC , SC , TX , VA

Additional resources

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


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

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