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Carex annectens

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses, Prairie Grasses, Ornamental Grasses

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium, high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: average, loam, clay, sand

Height: 18"-36"

Bloom Time: June, July

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

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

Additional Tags: attracts birds, bog plant, clumping, colonizing, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, wetland plant

Carex annectens (yellowfruit sedge)
  • Carex annectens (yellowfruit sedge)

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Description

Carex annectens

Also known as:

yellowfruit sedge

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Scientific Synonyms:

Carex annectens var. annectens, Carex annectens var. xanthocarpa, Carex brachyglossa, Carex setacea Dewey var. ambigua

Description

Wetland indicator status FACW: usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetland.

Cultivation

Carex annectens can be grown along water features, and in low lying areas that are consistently wet to moist. It has good ornamental value, and can be used as an accent plant. It is also very useful in masse plantings and for restoration projects where good erosion control is sought.

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

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 annectens yellowfruit sedge