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Carex formosa Dewey. Section: [26ff] Section 23b Hymenochlaenae. Handsome Sedge. Phen: Jun-Jul. Hab: Dry, calcareous forests. Dist: QC west to ND, south to n. NJ, c. PA, nw. OH, ne. IL, and MN.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = C, FNA23, Il, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY, Pa

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Wetland Indicator Status:

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

Heliophily ?: 5

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