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Carex planispicata

Carex planispicata Naczi

Flat-spiked Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex amphibola var. rigida

USDA Symbol: CAPL18

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , AR , DC , DE , GA , IL , IN , KY , LA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2018-03-28
Research By: CBR

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