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Carex albicans

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges

Light Requirements: part-shade, shade

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

Soil Description: average, loam, clay, sand, gravel/rock

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Time: May, June

Bloom Color: white, green

Leaf Color: green

Additional Tags: clumping, deer resistant, drought tolerant, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, shade garden plant

Carex albicans (whitetinge sedge)
  • Carex albicans (whitetinge sedge)
  • Carex albicans (whitetinge sedge)
  • Carex albicans (whitetinge sedge)

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Description

Carex albicans

Also known as:

whitetinge sedge

,

white-tinged sedge

,

covered sedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Special Concern: RI

Classification

Kingdom Plantae Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Cyperaceae Sedge family
Genus Carex sedge
Species Carex albicans whitetinge sedge