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Carex ovalis

Carex ovalis Goodenough

Carex leporina auct. non L.

Carex tracyi auct. non Mack.

Oval Sedge

KingdomPlantaePlants, but not fungi, lichens, or algae (from Stearn’s Botanical Latin)
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
SpeciesovalisOval, broadly elliptic

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Carex ovalis description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 6 Jul 2010.

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Carex ovalis (Oval Sedge)

6/9/2010 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA ID is uncertain

Carex ovalis (Oval Sedge)

5/31/2010 · Mt. Lebanon St., Pepperell, MA
≈ 7 × 11" (18 × 27 cm) ID is uncertain

Carex ovalis (Oval Sedge)

6/9/2010 · Tom and Susan’s, Pepperell, MA ID is uncertain

Carex ovalis (Oval Sedge)

5/31/2010 · Mt. Lebanon St., Pepperell, MA
≈ 4½ × 7" (11 × 17 cm) ID is uncertain

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