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Prickly Sedge (Carex spicata)

  • Prickly Sedge (Carex Spicata) https://www.sagebud.com/prickly-sedge-carex-spicata
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 06:33, 2 July 2007 (UTC) | photographed by Kristian Peters | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Prickly Sedge (Carex Spicata) https://www.sagebud.com/prickly-sedge-carex-spicata
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 06:33, 2 July 2007 (UTC) | photographed by Kristian Peters | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Prickly Sedge (Carex Spicata) https://www.sagebud.com/prickly-sedge-carex-spicata
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 06:33, 2 July 2007 (UTC) | photographed by Kristian Peters | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Prickly Sedge (Carex Spicata) https://www.sagebud.com/prickly-sedge-carex-spicata
    Credit: Kristian Peters -- Fabelfroh 06:33, 2 July 2007 (UTC) | photographed by Kristian Peters | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0-migrated GFDL
  • Prickly Sedge (Carex Spicata) https://www.sagebud.com/prickly-sedge-carex-spicata
    Credit: Christian Fischer. | Own picture, made with a plant from north-eastern Lower Saxony, Germany. | License: CC-BY-SA-2.5
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Carex Spicata, or more commonly know as Prickly Sedge, is a graminoid of the genus Carex. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Carex Spicata or Prickly Sedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont and Wisconsin.

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


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