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Brownish Sedge (Carex brunnescens)

Brownish Sedge (Carex Brunnescens) http://www.sagebud.com/brownish-sedge-carex-brunnescens
Credit: Hurd, E.G., N.L. Shaw, J. Mastrogiuseppe, L.C. Smithman, & S. Goodrich. 1998. Field guide to Intermountain sedges. Gen. Tech. Rep. RMS-GTR-10. USDA FS RMRS, Ogden, UT. Courtesy of USDA FS RMRS Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USDA
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Carex Brunnescens, or more commonly know as Brownish Sedge, is a graminoid of the genus Carex. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Carex Brunnescens or Brownish Sedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Carex
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N) AK (N) CAN (N) GL (N) SPM (N)
  • State T/E Status: IL (E) IN (E) NJ (E) OH (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: IL (brownish sedge) IN (brownish sedge) NJ (round-spike brownish sedge) OH (brownish sedge)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACW) 2(FAC) 3(FACW) 4(FAC) 8(FACW) 9(OBL) A(FAC)


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