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Mertens' Sedge

Carex mertensii J. D. Prescott ex Bong.

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Carex mertensii (Mertens' Sedge) is a species of perennial grass in the family sedges. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Alaska, The Contiguous United States, and Canada. They have simple, broad leaves and purple flowers. Individuals can grow to 1.1 m.

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mertens' sedge. View this species on GBIF