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Sturdy Sedge (Carex alma)

Sturdy Sedge (Carex Alma) http://www.sagebud.com/sturdy-sedge-carex-alma
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 Alma, or more commonly know as Sturdy Sedge, is a graminoid of the genus Carex. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Carex Alma or Sturdy Sedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, California, Nevada and Utah.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Carex
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACW OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 7(OBL) 8(OBL) 0(FACW*)


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