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Carex tribuloides var. tribuloides (Blunt broom sedge)
Smith, R.W.

Carex tribuloides var. tribuloides

Carex tribuloides Wahlenb. var. tribuloides

Blunt Broom Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CATRT2

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (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
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 1-3 ft.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , OK , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-07-10
Research By: TWC Staff

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