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Carex nigra
smooth black sedge Sedge Family
Carex nigra Cyperaceae
common name
  smooth black sedge
accepted scientific name
  Carex nigra (L.) Reichard
rules for finding collection records
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family name
Image Author: ©2006 Kristian Peters
Image License: CC BY-NC-SA
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Sedge
Plant Observed 2nd week of May thru 3rd week of September
Native in E North America

How Likely at this Location (19%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (7)
FloraFinder (4)
U of Michigan Herbarium (2)
Salicicola (6)
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