- Carex kobomugi is a perennial plant that occurs along coastal areas. Plants, on average, are about 1 ft. (0.3 m) tall.
- The leaves have small, coarse teeth along the margins of the leaves.
- Flowering occurs in April to June, with male and female flowers occurring on different plants. Other sedge species that occur in the same habitat flower much later in the year (late summer to fall).
- Fruits are achenes.
- Ecological Threat
- Carex kobomugi is native to southeastern Asia and was first found in the United States in 1929.
- Weeds Gone Wild: Alien Plant Invaders of Natural Areas - Plant Conservation Alliance
- Invasive Plant Atlas of New England - University of Connecticut
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EDDMapS Distribution - This map is incomplete and is based only on current site and county level reports made by experts, herbaria, and literature. For more information, visit www.eddmaps.org
State Invasive List - This map identifies those states that list this species on their invasive species list. For more information, visit Invasive.org
Invasive Listing Sources
- Connecticut Invasive Plant List
- Jil M. Swearingen, Survey of invasive plants occurring on National Park Service lands, 2000-2007
- Massachusetts Noxious Weeds
- Mid-Atlantic Exotic Pest Plant Council, 2005
- New Jersey Department of Agriculture, Division of Plant Industry, 2004
- Nonnative Invasive Species in Southern Forest and Grassland Ecosystems
- Virginia Invasive Plant Species List
- WeedUS - Database of Plants Invading Natural Areas in the United States
CategoriesCategory: Grass or Grasslike
|Common Name Reference:|| USDA, NRCS. 2010. The PLANTS Database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.|
|Scientific Name Reference:||USDA, NRCS. 2010. The PLANTS Database. National Plant Data Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.|