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Carex gracillima

Graceful sedge

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae
SubkingdomTracheobiontaVascular plants—plants with a “circulatory system” for delivering water and nutrients
DivisionMagnoliophytaFlowering plants, also known as angiosperms
ClassLiliopsidaMonocots (plants with a single seed leaf); includes the lily family
SubclassCommelinidaeDayflowers and spiderworts, and several others
OrderCyperalesFlowering plants including grasses
FamilyCyperaceaeSedge family
GenusCarexThe “true” sedges
Speciesgracillima

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Carex gracillima (graceful sedge)

5/24/2021 · Long Reach Preserve, Harpswell, Maine
≈ 2½ × 4" (7 × 10 cm)

Carex gracillima (graceful sedge)

5/7/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 8 × 12" (20 × 31 cm)

 

Carex gracillima description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 11 Oct 2021.

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Carex gracillima (graceful sedge)

5/7/2010 · Nashua River Rail Trail, Groton Center, Groton, Mass­a­chu­setts
≈ 24 × 16" (62 × 41 cm)

Carex gracillima (graceful sedge)

5/24/2021 · Long Reach Preserve, Harpswell, Maine
≈ 2½ × 4" (7 × 10 cm)