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Carex lupuliformis (False hop sedge)
Romfh, Peggy

Carex lupuliformis

Carex lupuliformis Sartwell ex Dewey

False Hop Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CALU3

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

Found in forested wetlands throughout much of eastern North America but not common, Carex lupuliformis is listed as endangered by SARA (Species at Risk Act) in Canada.

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AR , CT , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: ON , QC

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet

Benefit

Conspicuous Flowers: yes

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL FACW OBL OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Bibliography

Bibref 293 - Manual of the Vascular Plants of Texas (1979) Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston

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Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2017-07-20
Research By: TWC Staff

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