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Carex roanensis

Carex roanensis F.J. Herm.

Roan Mountain Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)


USDA Symbol: CARO10

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 30 inches tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: GA , KY , NC , TN , VA , WV

Additional resources

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


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

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