New York Natural Heritage Program
Cypress-knee Sedge
Carex decomposita Muhl.
Monocots
Kingdom: Plantae

      Phylum: Anthophyta

           Class: Monocots (Monocotyledoneae)

                Order: Cyperales

                     Family: Sedge Family (Cyperaceae)


Additional Common Names [-]
  • Sedge

Comments on the Classification [-]
Carex decomposita is in section Heleoglochin (Cochrane 2002). Past authors (Fernald 1970, Gleason and Cronquist 1991) have placed this species in section Paniculatae but that name has been relegated to synonymy (Cochrane 2002).