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Silvery Sedge
Carex canescens

Other common names: Grey Bog Sedge, Hoary Sedge

Family: Sedge Family (Cyperaceae)

Group: Sedges

Native/Non-native: Native

Origin and Meaning of Names:
 Scientific Name: canescens: hoary or whitish

Photographs: 26 photographs available, of which 5 are featured on this page. SCROLL DOWN FOR PHOTOGRAPHS.

Range Map is at the bottom of the page

Silvery Sedge (Carex canescens)

Overall appearance of Silvery Sedge.

Silvery Sedge (Carex canescens)

Silvery Sedge (Carex canescens)

An entire plant.

This one was being collected by a professional botanist for inclusion in a herbarium, from a location where this plant was plentiful.

Silvery Sedge (Carex canescens)

Silvery Sedge (Carex canescens)

Range map for Silvery Sedge (Carex canescens)

PLEASE NOTE: A coloured Province or State means this species occurs somewhere in that Province/State.
The entire Province/State is coloured, regardless of where in that Province/State it occurs.

(Range map provided courtesy of the USDA website and is displayed here in accordance with their Policies)