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Carex albolutescens

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, average, loam, clay, sand

Height: 2'-4'

Bloom Time: April, May, June, July

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: bog plant, naturalizing, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, swamp plant, wetland plant

Carex albolutescens (greenwhite sedge)
  • Carex albolutescens (greenwhite sedge)

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Description

Carex albolutescens

Also known as:

greenwhite sedge

,

greenish-white sedge

,

pale straw sedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Description

Wetland Indicator Status: FACW (Facultative Wetland)

Usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetlands.

Cultivation

Acidic swamps and wetland margins.

Additional Notes

Often confused with Carex festucacea.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

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

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Threatened: MI, OH

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 albolutescens greenwhite sedge