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    Author(s): Barry C. Johnston
    Date: 2001
    Source: Renewable Resources R2-RR-01-03. Denver, CO: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region. 290 p.
    Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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    Description

    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.

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    Citation

    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.

    Keywords

    sedge, Carex

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