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Carolina Sedge (Carex caroliniana)

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Carex Caroliniana, or more commonly know as Carolina Sedge, is a graminoid of the genus Carex. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Carex Caroliniana or Carolina Sedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Carex
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: NY (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: NY (Carolina sedge)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 2(FACW) 3(FAC) 5(NI) 6(OBL)


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