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Carex laxiculmis

Carex laxiculmis Schwein.

Spreading Sedge, Creeping Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)


USDA Symbol: CALA18

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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 18 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun


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

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-03-21
Research By: CBR

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