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Carex venusta var. venusta

Carex venusta Dewey var. venusta

Dark-green Sedge, Darkgreen Sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: CAVEV

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

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

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: May , Jun
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom color refers to spikelets. Bloom time refers to fruiting period.

Distribution

USA: FL , GA , KY , MS , NC , SC , TN , VA
Native Habitat: Swamp forests, bogs, wet places in pine forests, bays, hammocks, roadside ditches.

Web Reference

Webref 3 - Flora of North America (2014) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 2020-10-30
Research By: CBR

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