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Carex houghtoniana

Carex houghtoniana Torr. ex Dewey

Houghton's Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex houghtonii

USDA Symbol: CAHO9

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

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


USA: ME , MI , MN , NH , NY , VT , WI
Canada: NB , NS

Additional resources

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


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

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