Carex curvula All.
Carex curvula is a grass.
Carex curvula was described by Carlo Allioni in 1785. The name is considered as validly published.
Carex curvula is a species in the genus Carex which contains approximately 2264 to 2485 species and belongs to the family of the Cyperaceae (Sedge Family). The type species of the genus is Carex hirta.
Carex curvula has simple leaves that are alternate. The leaves are linear, entire and have parallel venation.
Flowers and Fruits
Carex curvula produces flowers that are arranged in spikes from July to August.
The grasses produce nuts.
Carex curvula is native to to the mountain regions of France, Italy, Switzerland, Austria, the Balkan Peninsula, Romania and the western European Russia.
Maintenance and Propagation
Pests and Diseases
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