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Carex gracilescens

Carex gracilescens Steud.

Slender Looseflower Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex laxiflora var. gracillima

USDA Symbol: CAGR8

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (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: Mar , Apr , May

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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