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Carex nudata

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Cyperaceae
Scientific name  Carex nudata
Rank  Species
Order  Poales
Genus  Carex
Higher classification  Sedges
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Similar  Sedges, Carex barbarae, Carex angustata, Carex hassei, Carex leporinella

Carex nudata is a species of true sedge known by several common names, including torrent sedge, California black-flowering sedge, Dudley's sedge, and naked sedge.

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Distribution

This sedge is found in California, Oregon, and Washington. It grows amidst rocks and developing a dense mounding bunchgrass type form, in coastal and in montane habitats.

Description

Carex nudata is a bright green sedge which grows in mounds below the high-water mark in marshes and on river banks. It bears long scaly spikes of black, dark reddish or dusky brown flowers, which begin erect and then droop when they become heavy.

References

Carex nudata Wikipedia


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