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Carex amphibola

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Plant types and subtypes: Ground Covers, Grasses, Sedges, Ornamental Grasses

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

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: rich, loam, clay, sand

Height: 12"-18"

Bloom Time: April, May

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Additional Tags: clumping, deer resistant, mounding, ornamental foliage, shade garden plant, stream margin plant, woodland plant

Carex amphibola (eastern narrowleaf sedge)
  • Carex amphibola (eastern narrowleaf sedge)
  • Carex amphibola (eastern narrowleaf sedge)
  • Carex amphibola (eastern narrowleaf sedge)

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Description

Carex amphibola

Also known as:

eastern narrowleaf sedge

,

creek sedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Carex grisea var. amphibola

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, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: NJ, NY

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 amphibola eastern narrowleaf sedge