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White Bear sedge
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Laxiflorae
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C. albursina
Binomial name
Carex albursina
E. Sheld.
Synonyms

Carex laxiflora var. latifolia Lam.

Carex albursina (White Bear sedge, blunt-scaled wood sedge) is a wide-leaved sedge. It grows in moist deciduous or mixed woods in eastern North America. It was named after White Bear Lake in east central Minnesota, where it was found by Edmund Sheldon in the 1890s. The leaves are 10–38 mm (381 12 inches) wide and 10–35 cm (4–14 inches) long.

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