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Capitate Sedge (Carex capitata)

  • Capitate Sedge (Carex Capitata) http://www.sagebud.com/capitate-sedge-carex-capitata
    Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Figure from Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen at http://www.biolib.de | License: PD Old
  • Capitate Sedge (Carex Capitata) http://www.sagebud.com/capitate-sedge-carex-capitata
    Credit: Hurd, E.G., N.L. Shaw, J. Mastrogiuseppe, L.C. Smithman, and S. Goodrich. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USDA NRCS
  • Capitate Sedge (Carex Capitata) http://www.sagebud.com/capitate-sedge-carex-capitata
    Credit: Hurd, E.G., N.L. Shaw, J. Mastrogiuseppe, L.C. Smithman, and S. Goodrich. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Capitate Sedge (Carex Capitata) http://www.sagebud.com/capitate-sedge-carex-capitata
    Credit: Hurd, E.G., N.L. Shaw, J. Mastrogiuseppe, L.C. Smithman, and S. Goodrich. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Capitate Sedge (Carex Capitata) http://www.sagebud.com/capitate-sedge-carex-capitata
    Credit: Hurd, E.G., N.L. Shaw, J. Mastrogiuseppe, L.C. Smithman, and S. Goodrich. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD Old
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Carex Capitata, or more commonly know as Capitate Sedge, is a graminoid of the genus Carex. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Carex Capitata or Capitate Sedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, New Hampshire, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington 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)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FAC FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FAC) 7(NI) 8(FACW) 9(FAC) 0(FACW) A(FAC)


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