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Carex alopecoidea

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: medium, high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

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

Bloom Time: June, July

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6

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

Carex alopecoidea (foxtail sedge)
  • Carex alopecoidea (foxtail sedge)

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Description

Carex alopecoidea

Also known as:

foxtail sedge

,

brown-headed fox sedge

,

northern fox sedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
CT, DC, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO, ND, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SD, TN, VT, WI, WY

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: IN, NJ, OH, TN
  • Possibly Extirpated: ME, TN
  • Special Concern: CT
  • Threatened: MA

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 alopecoidea foxtail sedge