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Carex multicaulis L. H. Bailey
MANYSTEM SEDGE
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Carex multicaulis L.H. Bailey
manystem sedge

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General Information
Symbol: CAMU5
Group: Monocot
Family: Cyperaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : L48   N
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Hurd, E.G., N.L. Shaw, J. Mastrogiuseppe, L.C. Smithman, and S. Goodrich. 1998. Field guide to Intermountain sedges . General Technical Report RMS-GTR-10. USDA Forest Service, RMRS, Ogden. Provided by USDA Forest Service RMRS Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab . Usage Requirements .

Hurd, E.G., N.L. Shaw, J. Mastrogiuseppe, L.C. Smithman, and S. Goodrich. 1998. Field guide to Intermountain sedges . General Technical Report RMS-GTR-10. USDA Forest Service, RMRS, Ogden. Provided by USDA Forest Service RMRS Boise Aquatic Sciences Lab . Usage Requirements .

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Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Cyperaceae – Sedge family
Genus Carex L. – sedge
Species Carex multicaulis L.H. Bailey – manystem sedge

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470. Carex multicaulis L. H. Bailey, Bot. Gaz. 9: 118. 1884.

Plants cespitose, not rhizomatous. Culms 14—50 cm, terete, smooth distally. Leaves involute, 0.8—1.5 mm wide, usually shorter than culms. Spike with staminate portion separated from pistillate portion by short internode or sessile, 8—25 × 1.4—2.2 mm. Pistillate scales pale brown to green, proximal ones bractlike and long-awned. Staminate scales pale brown, apex obtuse. Anthers 1.2—5.2 mm. Perigynia (1—)2—6(—8), pale green to pale brown, faintly several-veined, 4.7—7.2 × 2.3—3.1 mm.

Fruiting mid May—late Jul. Dry slopes and seasonally wet seepage areas in chaparral and open pine forests; 100—2200 m; Calif., Oreg.

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