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Carex grisea  (Inflated narrow-leaf sedge)
Smith, R.W.

Carex grisea

Carex grisea Wahlenb.

Inflated Narrow-leaf Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex amphibola var. turgida

USDA Symbol: CAGR24

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Leaf Pubescence: Glabrous
Leaf Margin: Entire
Leaf Texture: Smooth

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Red , Purple , Brown

Distribution

USA: AK , CT , DC , DE , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WA , WV
Canada: NB , ON , QC

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACU FACW FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Mt. Cuba Center - Hockessin, DE

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2022-05-04
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