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Carex fraseri

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Cymophyllus fraseri). Clump-forming, 20-50cm tall. Leaves deciduous, somewhat longer, arching, thick-textured, pale green. Inflorescence formed of a globular head of twenty to thirty milky-white, 5-6mm long inflated utricles and a small spike of white-anthered male flowers above. South-eastern U.S.A. in upland woods and by streams. A very distinctive and attractive species.