Carex granularis

Carex granularis, the limestone meadow sedge, is a widespread species of flowering plant in the family Cyperaceae, native to Canada and the United States east of the Rockies.[2][1] As its common name suggests, it prefers wet areas and can tolerate alkaline conditions.[2]

Carex granularis
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At the Conococheague Institute, Pennsylvania
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Carex
C. granularis
Binomial name
Carex granularis
    • Carex chalaros Steud.
    • Carex granularis var. haleana (Olney) Porter
    • Carex granularis var. shriveri Britton
    • Carex haleana Olney
    • Carex rectior Mack.
    • Carex shriveri (Britton) Britton
    • Deweya granularis (Muhl. ex Willd.) Raf.


  1. ^ a b "Carex granularis Muhl. ex Willd". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 15 August 2022.
  2. ^ a b "Carex granularis (Limestone Meadow Sedge)". Minnesota Wildflowers. 2022. Retrieved 15 August 2022.