Carex Sedges

a photo of carex sedge
The red arrows on this photo of a Carex sedge point to the sharp edges of its triangular stem. There are more species in the genus Carex in Rocky Mountain National Park than there are species of all other sedges combined.

Photo courtesy of Rocky Mountain National Park.

Last updated: March 31, 2012

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