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Carex aquatilis
water sedge

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to the Rocky Mountains, east to the Great Lakes and the northeastern U.S.

Habitat: Standing water or saturated soil, foothills to near timberline in the mountains

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Carex aquatilis Wahlenb.
Publication: Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Nya Handl. 24: 165. 1803.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Carex aquatilis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Carex aquatilis checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Carex aquatilis information.

E-Flora BC: Carex aquatilis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex aquatilis photos.

USDA Plants: Carex aquatilis information.

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