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Carex manhartii

Carex manhartii Bryson

Blue Ridge Purple Sedge, Manhart's Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)


USDA Symbol: CAMA33

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 15 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: GA , NC , SC , TN , VA

Additional resources

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


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

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