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Carex verrucosa Muhl.
Warty sedge

Carex verrucosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Southeastern United States.

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Critically Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Other data on Carex verrucosa available from :

Carex verrucosa has been found in the following 8 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Babcock Ranch Preserve Present Native
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Corkscrew Regional Ecosystem Watershed (CREW) Present Native
Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary Present Native
J.W. Corbett Wildlife Management Area Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated
Picayune Strand State Forest Present Native
Wild Turkey Strand Preserve Present Native

Carex verrucosa has been found in the following 3 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Collier County Native
Lee County Native
Palm Beach County Possibly Extirpated Possibly Extirpated

Carex verrucosa has been found in the following 2 habitats :
Disturbed Wetland
Dome Swamp

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Carex verrucosa
Copyright by: Shirley Denton