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Carex specifica

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Cyperaceae
Section  C. sect. Ovales
Higher classification  Sedges
Order  Poales
Genus  Carex
Scientific name  Carex specifica
Rank  Species
Carex specifica
Similar  Carex leporinella, Carex subnigricans, Carex multicaulis, Carex abrupta, Carex jonesii

Carex specifica is a species of sedge known by the common name narrowfruit sedge.

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Distribution

This sedge is native to montane California, such as the Sierra Nevada and Klamath Mountains, and in far northwestern Nevada. Carex specifica grows in dry areas in mountain forests and meadows.

Description

Carex specifica produces dense clumps of stems up to about 85 centimeters in maximum height. The inflorescence is a dense green to gold cluster of flower spikes up to 5 centimeters long. The fruit is enclosed in a very narrow, pointed green to straw colored perigynium.

References

Carex specifica Wikipedia


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