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Polar Sedge (Carex arctiformis)

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Carex Arctiformis, or more commonly know as Polar Sedge, is a graminoid of the genus Carex. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Carex Arctiformis or Polar Sedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska and Washington.

  • 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)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: A(OBL)


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