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Hawai'i sedge
Carex alligata
Carex alligata
Hawai'i sedge Sedge Family
Carex alligata Cyperaceae
common name
  Hawai'i sedge
accepted scientific name
  Carex alligata Boott
rules for finding collection records
  Carex alligata (233)
family name
  • Cyperaceae
Image Author: ©2011 Forest And Kim Starr
Image License: CC BY
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Sedge
Plant Observed 3rd week of December thru 2nd week of October
Endemic to Hawaii

How Likely at this Location (36%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Starr Environmental (20)
Cal Photos (3)
SEINet (1)
where plant found
mag select

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Accepted Scientific Name

Carex alligata   Boott   (TSN: 501202, Index: 136)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names