Sprengel's Sedge (Carex sprengelii)


Carex Sprengelii, or more commonly know as Sprengel's Sedge, is a graminoid of the genus Carex. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Carex Sprengelii or Sprengel's Sedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Vermont, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Carex
  • Family: Cyperaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (N)
  • State T/E Status: ME (SC) OH (T)
  • State T/E Common Name: ME (long-beaked sedge) OH (Sprengel's sedge)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: FACU FAC
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(FACU) 3(FAC) 4(FACU) 5(FAC-) 8(FAC) 9(FAC)

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