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Image of Carex sp.   #1545 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Carex sp. #1545

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Radal Siete Tazas, Chile
Altitude: 1500 m. 11 26, 2006

 

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Species:  Carex sp. #1545
Family:  Cyperaceae Identification very doubtful, we must check it in the near future. Certainty 50 %.   
Order:  Cyperales
Chilean Name: 
English Name: 
German Name: 
Russian Name: 
Record:  1545
About 79 Carex in Chile and 12 in our data base.
About 161 Cyperaceae in Chile and 20 in our data base.

 

1st Region:
Lat: 18° - 21°
Main Cities: Arica, Iquique.
2d Region:
Lat: 21° - 26°
Main Cities: Antofagasta, Calama.
3d Region:
Lat: 26° - 29°
Main Cities: Copiapó, Vallenar.
4th Region:
Lat: 29° - 32°
Main Cities: La Serena, Ovalle.
5th Region:
Lat: 32° - 33°
Main Cities: Valparaiso, Los Andes.
Metropolitan Region:
Lat: 33°- 34°
Main Cities: Santiago.
6th Region:
Lat: 34° - 35°
Main Cities: Rancagua.
7th Region:
Lat: 35° - 36°
Main Cities: Talca, Curicó.
8th Region:
Lat: 36° - 38°
Main Cities: Concepción, Chillan, Los Angeles.
9th Region:
Lat: 38° - 39°
Main Cities: Temuco, Villarrica, Pucón.
10th Region:
Lat: 39° - 44°
Main Cities: Valdivia, Osorno, Puerto Montt.
11th Region:
Lat: 44° - 49°
Main Cities: Coihaique.
12th Region:
Lat 49°- 55°
Main Cities: Punta Arenas, Puerto Natales, Puerto Williams.
USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.     Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.     The plant grows in water or it has its roots within a permanent water course. This corresponds to marshes, bogs, water courses, lake and river shores.   
Medium altitude up to the timber line
     

    Not Frequent

Height: 25 cm.

Some ornamental value (B)

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INTRODUCTION

Image of Carex sp.   #1545 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Carex sp. #1545

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Radal Siete Tazas, Chile
Altitude: 1500 m. 11 26, 2006

 

DESCRIPTION

Height: 25 cm.

 

Image of Carex sp.   #1545 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Carex sp. #1545

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Radal Siete Tazas, Chile
Altitude: 1500 m. 11 26, 2006

 

HABITAT

In Chile this species grows in the following environmental conditions:

 

Habitat according to altitude:

Medium altitude up to the timber line

 

Watering conditions:

The plant grows in water or it has its roots within a permanent water course. This corresponds to marshes, bogs, water courses, lake and river shores.

 

Light conditions:

Fully exposed to the sun. Level areas or slopes facing north.

 

Image of Carex sp.   #1545 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Carex sp. #1545

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Radal Siete Tazas, Chile
Altitude: 1500 m. 11 26, 2006

 

USES

Some ornamental value (B)

 

 

 

 

Image of Carex sp.   #1545 (). Click to enlarge parts of image.

Image of Carex sp. #1545

VII Region, Reserva Nacional Radal Siete Tazas, Chile
Altitude: 1500 m. 11 26, 2006

 

GROWING TIPS

 

This species has the following hardiness:

USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The germination of this genus generally requires cold stratification and light exposure, so the seeds should be sown shallow.

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More photos (7) of Carex sp. #1545 available here

More species from the same Cyperaceae family in our data base:

Carex gayana

Carex gayana

Carex pseudocyperus

Carex sp. #K7377

Carex sp. #1531

Carex sp. #1539

Carex sp. #1545

Carex sp. #1861

Carex sp. #1426

Carex sp. #1945

Cyperaceae sp. #1874

Cyperus difformis (Cortadera / Lleivun)

Cyperus eragrostis (Cortadera / Lleivun)

Cyperus sp. #1925

Uncinia erinacea (Quinquina / Cortadera)

Uncinia multifaria

Uncinia sp. #1526

Uncinia sp. #1527

Uncinia sp. #1665

 

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