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Carex eburnea

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Cyperaceae
Rank  Species
Order  Poales
Genus  Carex
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Carex eburnea

Carex eburnea (ivory sedge or bristleleaf sedge) is a small and slender sedge native to North America.



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The leaves are only 0.2 to 1 mm (0.008 to 0.039 in) wide and 3 to 21 cm (1 to 8 in) long. The flowering stems (culms) are longer than the leaves, up to 12 inches (30 cm) tall. There are 3 to 10 perigynia (pistils) per spike. Pollinated perigynia produce seeds (achenes) that are glossy blackish-brown when ripe.


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Ivory sedge usually grows in coniferous or mixed woodlands, sometimes in fens, stable dunes, or alvar (shallow soil above limestone). It prefers sandy or gravelly soil with a neutral to alkaline pH.

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