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Carex picta (Boott's sedge)
Cressler, Alan

Carex picta

Carex picta Steud.

Boott's Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)


USDA Symbol: CAPI5

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: To about 1 foot in height.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , GA , IN , KY , LA , MS , TN

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2014-08-04
Research By: JAM

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