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Carex norvegica

Carex norvegica Retz.

Norway Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CANO2

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Monoecious
Inflorescence: Terminal
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AK , CA , CO , IA , ID , ME , MI , MN , MT , NM , NV , OR , SD , UT , WA , WI , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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