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Carex hitchcockiana

Carex hitchcockiana Dewey

Hitchcock's Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)


USDA Symbol: CAHI8

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: Apr , May , Jun , Jul


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , NC , NE , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , TN , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON , QC

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-08-15
Research By: CBR

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