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prickly sedge
Carex echinata
Carex echinata
prickly sedge Sedge Family
Carex echinata Cyperaceae
common names
  prickly sedge
  star sedge
accepted scientific name
  Carex echinata Murray
rules for finding collection records
  Carex angustior (0)
  Carex cephalantha (0)
  Carex echinata (30)
  Carex phyllomanica (0)
  exclude Carex echinata conferta
family name
Image Author: ©2012 Steve Matson
Image License: Author's permission
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Sedge
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru 3rd week of August
Indigenous to Eurasia and Hawaii.

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select
grid lines base