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Carex arenaria

Carex arenaria (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Liliopsida
Subclassis: Commelinidae
Ordo: Poales
Familia: Cyperaceae
Genus: Carex
Species: Carex arenaria


Carex arenaria L.


* Species Plantarum 2:973. 1753
* USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]


Carex arenaria, or Sand sedge, is a species of perennial sedge of the genus Carex which is commonly growing in dunes and other sandy habitats, as the Latin species epithet suggests. It growths by long stolons under the soil surface.

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