Carex alopecoidea Tuck.

Foxtail Sedge

CLASSIFICATION

Main Group: Plant

Sublevel 1: Angiosperm

Sublevel 2: Monocot

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Family: Cyperaceae

Genus: Carex

Species: Carex alopecoidea

STATUS IN NEW ENGLAND

Origin: Native

Invasive, Pest, or Pathogen?: No

Rarity Designations:
CT - State Threatened
MA - State Threatened
ME - State Extirpated
VT - Very rare (state rank: S1 (Critically Imperiled))
MA SWAP (2015) - SGCN
VT Draft WAP (Sept. 2015) - SGCN (High Priority)

BIOLOGY/ECOLOGY

Feeding Type: Photoautotroph

Type of Spores/Gametophytes: Two types of spores, unisexual gametophytes

HABITAT

Wetland Indicator Status: FACW

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PHOTOS OF Carex alopecoidea

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