Rahul Sharma

Carex raynoldsii

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Cyperaceae
Scientific name  Carex raynoldsii
Rank  Species
Order  Poales
Genus  Carex
Higher classification  Sedges
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Similar  Sedges, Carex hoodii, Carex phaeocephala, Carex illota, Carex jonesii

Carex raynoldsii habitat and habit


Carex raynoldsii is a species of sedge known by the common name Raynolds' sedge.

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Distribution

This sedge is native to western North America from California to Colorado to Yukon, where it grows in mountain meadows in subalpine and alpine climates.

Description

Carex raynoldsii is sedge produces clumps of smooth stems up to about 75 centimeters in maximum height from a network of rhizomes. The inflorescence is a cluster of separate rounded or oval flower spikes one to two centimeters long, each generally hanging on a peduncle. The female flower has a covering scale which is black, brown, or purple, often with a raised, light colored midstripe and produces a rounded fruit.

References

Carex raynoldsii Wikipedia


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