What is another word for carex?

Pronunciation: [kˈe͡əks] (IPA)

"Carex" is a scientific name for grass-like plants commonly found in wetlands. Other names for these plants include sedges, bulrushes, and flag plants. These are all synonyms for "carex" and refer to different species that belong to the same family. Sedges are grass-like plants that have triangular stems and grow in damp soil. Bulrushes are tall and reed-like plants that grow in marshy areas. Flag plants are aquatic plants that have long leaves and grow in shallow water. All these synonyms for carex have important ecological functions and contribute to the biodiversity of wetlands. They are also used for erosion control and habitat restoration projects.

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    • Proper noun, singular
      sedge.

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Usage examples for Carex

334. carex Moorcroftii, ii.
"Himalayan Journals V2."
J. D. Hooker
To this charming hut, in the sunny woods, overlooking a flowery glacier meadow and a lake rimmed with white water-lilies, we were hauled by an ox-team across trackless carex swamps and low rolling hills sparsely dotted with round-headed oaks.
"The Story of My Boyhood and Youth"
John Muir
In the neighborhood of our Wisconsin farm there were extensive swamps consisting in great part of a thick sod of very tough carex roots covering thin, watery lakes of mud.
"The Story of My Boyhood and Youth"
John Muir

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