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Hudson Bay Sedge (Carex heleonastes)

Hudson Bay Sedge (Carex Heleonastes) http://www.sagebud.com/hudson-bay-sedge-carex-heleonastes/
Credit: Johann Georg Sturm (Painter: Jacob Sturm) | Figure from Deutschlands Flora in Abbildungen at http://www.biolib.de | License: PD Old
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Carex Heleonastes, or more commonly know as Hudson Bay Sedge, is a graminoid of the genus Carex. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Carex Heleonastes or Hudson Bay Sedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska and Michigan.

  • 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)
  • State T/E Status: MI (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: MI (Hudson Bay sedge)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: A(OBL)


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