Carex arenaria

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Carex arenaria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Carex
Subgenus: C. subg. Vignea
Section: C. sect. Ammoglochin
Species: C. arenaria
Binomial name
Carex arenaria

Carex arenaria, or sand sedge, is a species of perennial sedge of the genus Carex which is commonly found growing in dunes and other sandy habitats, as the species epithet suggests (Latin arenarius, "sandy"). It grows by long stolons under the soil surface.

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