Carex leporinella facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsCarex leporinella
Carex leporinella is a species of sedge known by the common name Sierra hare sedge.
Carex leporinella produces dense clumps of thin stems up to about 30 centimeters tall. There are a few leaves at each stem, each very narrow and generally folded or rolled.
The open inflorescence is a cluster of several golden to brown spikes, their flowers covered with reddish-brown, white-edged scales. The fruit is coated in a winged, curved, light-colored sac called a perigynium.
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