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Identification: Characteristics of Sedges

Root systems and tubers

Sedges have a fibrous root system and may spread by underground rhizomes and/or aboveground stolons. Many sedges have tubers from which new plants can form.

Creeping growth habit,
spreading by
underground rhizomes
Creeping growth habit,
spreading by
aboveground stolons
Root system
with tubers
A plant spreading by rhizomes A plant spreading by stolons Roots with tubers
 
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