Definition of Carex arenaria

1. Noun. European maritime sedge naturalized along Atlantic coast of United States; rootstock has properties of sarsaparilla.

Exact synonyms: Sand Reed, Sand Sedge
Generic synonyms: Sedge
Group relationships: Carex, Genus Carex



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carex Arenaria

Carduelis flammea
Carduelis hornemanni
Carduelis spinus
Carduus
Carduus crispus
Carduus nutans
Care Bear
Care Bears
Care Sunday
Carelian
Caren
Caretta
Caretta caretta
Carew
Carex
Carex arenaria
Carex pseudocyperus
Carey
Carey Coombs murmur
Caria
Cariama
Cariama cristata
Cariamidae
Carian
Carians
Carib
Carib Indian
Cariban
Caribbean
Caribbean Island

Literary usage of Carex arenaria

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1. Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1904)
"Other plants used for the same purpose are Elymus arenarius and carex arenaria. The second measure, or the temporary fixation of the area ..."

2. Introduction to Structural and Systematic Botany and Vegetable Physiology by Asa Gray (1866)
"Some of these, such as the carex arenaria (Fig. 166) of Europe, render important service in binding the shifting sands of the sea-shore. ..."

3. British Fungus-flora: A Classified Text-book of Mycology by George. Massee (1895)
"In culms of carex arenaria, and C. stricta. Conidial stage. Forming slightly effused, somewhat waxy patches; conidia hyaline, continuous, subglobose, ..."

4. A Manual of organic materia medica by John Michael Maisch (1890)
"Properties.—Diuretic, aperient. Dose, 2 to 8 grams (5ss-ij), in decoction and as extract. carex arenaria.—RED SEDGE. ... carex arenaria, Linne. ..."

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