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Carex scoparia var. scoparia

Carex scoparia Schkuhr ex Willd. var. scoparia

Broom Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex scoparia var. condensa, Carex scoparia var. moniliformis, Carex tribuloides var. moniliformis

USDA Symbol: CASCS

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N), SPM (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: Spike
Flower:
Fruit:

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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