Definition of Sand sedge

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

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



Definition of Sand sedge

1. Noun. (plants) A sedge species, ''Carex arenaria''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Sedge

sand launce
sand leek
sand lizard
sand martin
sand martins
sand mole
sand myrtle
sand olive
sand painting
sand phlox
sand rat
sand reed
sand sage
sand sedge (current term)
sand sedges
sand shark
sand snake
sand sole
sand spurry
sand stargazer
sand storm
sand storms
sand tiger
sand trap
sand traps
sand tumor
sand tumour
sand verbena

Literary usage of Sand sedge

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Naturalist on the Thames by Charles John Cornish (1902)
"They are not all water plants, for the sand-sedge with its creeping roots grows on the sandhills, and some of the rarest are found on mountain-tops. ..."

2. Botany by Robert Bentley (1875)
"The sand sedge (fig. 24) and Couch Grass afford good examples of this stem. In some instances such stems serve important purposes in nature; thus those of ..."

3. The Country Month by Month by Jean Allan Owen, George Simonds Boulger (1902)
"The sand-sedge sends up stalks less than a foot high, ending in a leafy spike of brown oval spikelets from the uppermost of which project a few stamens, ..."

4. Wild Life in East Anglia by William Alfred Dutt (1906)
"Within such areas the sand sedge is rapidly ousted by the grass; but in the open the sand sedge, for which the rabbits have no liking, flourishes amazingly, ..."

5. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1897)
"... or sand sedge (Calamagrostis arenaria) is common also on American dunes. This plant has rhizomes many feet in length, by means of which it fixes the ..."

6. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1907)
"... sand sedge (Carex arenaria, L.). All these plants are characterised by very long, much-divided rhizomes, and can withstand being covered over and buried ..."

7. The Naturalist on the Thames by Charles John Cornish (1902)
"They are not all water plants, for the sand-sedge with its creeping roots grows on the sandhills, and some of the rarest are found on mountain-tops. ..."

8. Botany by Robert Bentley (1875)
"The sand sedge (fig. 24) and Couch Grass afford good examples of this stem. In some instances such stems serve important purposes in nature; thus those of ..."

9. The Country Month by Month by Jean Allan Owen, George Simonds Boulger (1902)
"The sand-sedge sends up stalks less than a foot high, ending in a leafy spike of brown oval spikelets from the uppermost of which project a few stamens, ..."

10. Wild Life in East Anglia by William Alfred Dutt (1906)
"Within such areas the sand sedge is rapidly ousted by the grass; but in the open the sand sedge, for which the rabbits have no liking, flourishes amazingly, ..."

11. Annual Report by New Jersey Geological Survey (1897)
"... or sand sedge (Calamagrostis arenaria) is common also on American dunes. This plant has rhizomes many feet in length, by means of which it fixes the ..."

12. A Manual of Forestry by William Schlich (1907)
"... sand sedge (Carex arenaria, L.). All these plants are characterised by very long, much-divided rhizomes, and can withstand being covered over and buried ..."

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