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Carex richardsonii R. Brown. Section: [26ccc] Section 40 Clandestinae. Richardson’s Sedge. Phen: Late Apr-May. Hab: Open meadows over serpentine; westwards in moist prairies, hill prairies, sand dunes Dist: VT west to AB, south to DC, MD, OH, IN, IA, and SD.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA23, G, GrPl, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa, Mackenzie (1931-1935)

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: UPL
  • Great Plains: FAC
  • Midwest: UPL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: UPL

Heliophily: 8

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