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Carex superata

Carex superata Naczi, Reznicek & B.A. Ford

Willdenow's Sedge, Limestone Forest Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s): Carex willdenowii var. megarrhyncha

USDA Symbol: CASU67

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 1 foot tall.

Bloom Information

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


USA: AL , FL , GA , KY , MS , NC , SC , TN , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FAC FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Additional resources

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


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

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