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*Carex kobomugi Ohwi. Section: [26k] Section 8 Macrocephalae. Sea Isle Sedge, Japanese Beach Sedge, Asian Sand Sedge. Phen: Mar-Jul. Hab: Sand dunes, especially on fore-dunes. Dist: Native of Japan.

ID notes: C. kobomugi is distinctive in its short stout culms, and its terminal, headlike, dioecious inflorescences. This species is planted as a stabilizer of coastal dunes.

Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia

Synonymy: = C, F, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Va; = n/a – RAB, Tat

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image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Original Image ⭷
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