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Carex longii Mack.
Long's sedge

Carex longii
Copyright by: Shirley Denton

Family: Cyperaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: Eastern and central North America and scattered in Mexico, Central America and South America. Naturalized in the West Indies.

Map of Florida Locations

IRC SOUTH FLORIDA Status: Imperiled

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Native

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Not Cultivated

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Carex longii has been found in the following 9 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Big Cypress National Preserve Present Native
Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve Present Native
Coconut Creek Maple Swamp Natural Area Present Native
Dupuis Reserve Present Native
Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park Present Native
Jonathan Dickinson State Park Present Native
Juno Dunes Natural Area Present Native
Prairie Pines Preserve Present Native
Riverbend Park Present Native

Carex longii has been found in the following 6 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Broward County Native
Collier County Native
Hendry County Native
Lee County Native
Martin County Native
Palm Beach County Native

Carex longii has been found in the following 3 habitats :
Disturbed Upland
Disturbed Wetland
Mesic Hammock

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Carex longii
Copyright by: Shirley Denton
Carex longii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley
Carex longii
Copyright by: Keith A. Bradley