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Carex vernacula

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Kingdom  Plantae
Family  Cyperaceae
Scientific name  Carex vernacula
Rank  Species
Order  Poales
Genus  Carex
Higher classification  Sedges
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Similar  Sedges, Carex subnigricans, Carex leporinella, Carex jonesii, Carex raynoldsii

Carex vernacula is a species of sedge known by the common name native sedge.

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Distribution

This sedge is native to the western United States, where it grows in moist mountain habitat in alpine climates and higher subalpine elevations. It often arises in cold pools of snowmelt.

Description

Carex vernacula produces clumps of erect stems 30 to 40 centimeters in maximum height, and sometimes forms colonies connected by rhizome networks. The inflorescence is a dense, tangled clump of flower spikes. The fruit is coated in a green-edged brown perigynium.

References

Carex vernacula Wikipedia


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