Carex longii

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Common names: Long's sedge [1] , Greenish-white Sedge [2]

Carex longii
Carex longii AFP.jpg
Photo by the Atlas of Florida Plants Database
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta - Flowering plants
Class: Liliopsida - Moncots
Order: Cyperales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Carex
Species: C. longii
Binomial name
Carex longii
Mackenzie
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Natural range of Carex longii from USDA NRCS Plants Database.

Taxonomic Notes

Synonyms: Carex albolutescens

Varieties: none

Description

C. longii is a perennial graminoid of the Cyperaceae family native to North America. [1]

Distribution

C. longii is native to the eastern United States and up into eastern Canada, as well as the west coast of the United States. [1]

Ecology

Habitat

The C. longii is commonly found in marsh and other regions with moist soils. [3]

Phenology

C. longii has been observed to flower from March to September with peak inflorescence between April and June. [4]

Conservation and Management

Cultivation and restoration

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References and notes

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 USDA Plant Database
  2. Orzell, S. L. and E. L. Bridges (2006). "Floristic composition of the south-central Florida dry prairie landscape." Florida Ecosystem 1(3): 123-133.
  3. FSU Herbarium
  4. Nelson, G. PanFlora: Plant data for the eastern United States with emphasis on the Southeastern Coastal Plains, Florida, and the Florida Panhandle. www.gilnelson.com/PanFlora/ Accessed: 16 MAY 2018