Carex scoparia Schkuhr ex Willd.
Pointed Broom Sedge
|Kingdom||Plantae||Plants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae|
|Subkingdom||Tracheobionta||Vascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients|
|Division||Magnoliophyta||Flowering plants, also known as angiosperms|
|Class||Liliopsida||Monocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family|
|Subclass||Commelinidae||Dayflowers and spiderworts, and several others|
|Order||Cyperales||Flowering plants including grasses|
|Genus||Carex||The “true” sedges|
|Species||scoparia||Broom-like, alluding to the plant structure|
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Carex scoparia description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2018.
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7/3/2012 · Pearl Hill State Park, Ashby, MA
≈ 3½ × 2½" (8.9 × 6.4 cm)
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