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Field guide to sedge species of the Rocky Mountain Region: The genus Carex in Colorado, Wyoming, western South Dakota, western Nebraska, and western Kansas


Johnston, Barry C. 2001. Field guide to sedge species of the Rocky Mountain Region: The genus Carex in Colorado, Wyoming, western South Dakota, western Nebraska, and western Kansas. Renewable Resources R2-RR-01-03. Denver, CO: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region. 290 p.

This guide describes all the 131 species of Carex known to occur in Wyoming, Colorado, and western portions of Kansas, Nebraska, and South Dakota. A dichotomous key is provided for identification in the field. Each species is described, with diagrams of the plant, head, pistillate scale, and perigynium. A distribution map appears for each species, as well as a table of characteristics and index.

Keywords: sedge, Carex


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Title: RMRS Other Publications: Field guide to sedge species of the Rocky Mountain Region: The genus Carex in Colorado, Wyoming, western South Dakota, western Nebraska, and western Kansas
Electronic Publish Date: January 17, 2012
Last Update:
January 17, 2012

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