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Vernal Sedge (Carex caryophyllea)

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  • Vernal Sedge (Carex Caryophyllea) http://www.sagebud.com/vernal-sedge-carex-caryophyllea
    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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    Credit: Martin Cilenšek | Scan from Naše škodljive rastl... (1892) | License: PD Old
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Carex Caryophyllea, or more commonly know as Vernal Sedge, is a graminoid of the genus Carex. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Carex Caryophyllea or Vernal Sedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine and New York.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Carex
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I) SPM (I)


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