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Northern Cluster Sedge (Carex arcta)

Northern Cluster Sedge (Carex Arcta) http://www.sagebud.com/northern-cluster-sedge-carex-arcta
Credit: Hurd, E.G., N.L. Shaw, J. Mastrogiuseppe, L.C. Smithman, and S. Goodrich. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USDA NRCS
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Carex Arcta, or more commonly know as Northern Cluster Sedge, is a graminoid of the genus Carex. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Carex Arcta or Northern Cluster Sedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Idaho, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, Oregon, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • 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: NY (E) VT (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: NY (northern clustered sedge) VT (contracted sedge)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW+ OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 3(OBL) 9(OBL) 0(OBL) A(OBL)


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