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Carex venusta

Carex venusta Dewey

Darkgreen Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CAVE7

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

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

Distribution

USA: AL , DC , DE , FL , GA , KY , LA , MD , MS , NC , NJ , NY , SC , TN , VA

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW OBL OBL
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 venusta in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Carex venusta in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Carex venusta

Metadata

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

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