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Carex prairea Dewey ex Alph. Wood. Section: [26b] Section 2 Heleoglochin. Prairie Sedge. Phen: Jun-Jul. Hab: Calcareous fens and spring marshes, wet prairies, marshes, bottomlands. Dist: QC west to YT, south to NJ, w. VA, OH, NE, MT, and BC.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

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

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACW
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
  • Great Plains: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACW

Heliophily ?: 8

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