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Carex laxiflora var. serrulata

Carex laxiflora Lam. var. serrulata F.J. Herm.

Broad Loose-flower Sedge, Broad Looseflower Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CALAS

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom color refers to spikelets. Bloom time refers to fruiting period.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , DC , FL , GA , IN , KY , LA , MI , MS , SC , TN
Native Habitat: Dry or moist, deciduous or mixed deciduous-evergreen forests.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Carex laxiflora var. serrulata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Carex laxiflora var. serrulata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Carex laxiflora var. serrulata

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-10-30
Research By: CBR

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