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Carex reznicekii

Carex reznicekii Werier

Reznicek's Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge family)


USDA Symbol: CARE18

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Achene
Size Notes: Up to about 10 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom color refers to spikelets. Bloom time refers to fruiting period.


USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , GA , KY , MD , MO , MS , NC , NJ , NY , OH , PA , RI , SC , TN , VA
Native Habitat: Forests, ridges and ledges, talus and rocky slopes, woodlands.

Web Reference

Webref 34 - Go Botany (2019) Native Plant Trust
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


Record Modified: 2020-10-30
Research By: CBR

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