Definition of Carex

1. Noun. Large genus of plants found in damp woodlands and bogs and ditches or at water margins: sedges.




Definition of Carex

1. n. A numerous and widely distributed genus of perennial herbaceous plants of the order Cypreaceæ; the sedges.

Definition of Carex

1. Noun. Any member of the genus ''Carex'' of sedges. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Carex

1. a marsh plant [n CARICES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carex

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carex (current term)
carexes
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Literary usage of Carex

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1. Plant Life of Alabama: An Account of the Distribution, Modes of Association by Charles Mohr (1901)
"Of the extensive genus carex, represented by about 500 valid species and ... carex laxiflora. carex bromoides. Extending throughout the State: carex ..."

2. Report (1913)
"carex aquatilis Wahlenb. Water Sedge. In very wet places on the «ast side. ... carex aurea Nutt. Golden-Fruited Sedge. Frequent in open or slightly shaded ..."

3. The New Forest, Its History and Its Scenery: Its History and Its Scenery by John Richard de Capel Wise (1880)
"carex REMOTA, Lin., Remote carex. The Forest streams, 1214. carex INTERMEDIA, Good., Soft brown ... The south side of the Forest, towards the sea. carex ..."

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