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