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Carex hirtifolia

Carex hirtifolia Mack.

Pubescent Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CAHI5

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.

Distribution

USA: AR , CT , DC , DE , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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