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Carex atlantica

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

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

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Time: May, June

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

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

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

Carex atlantica (prickly bog sedge)
  • Carex atlantica (prickly bog sedge)
  • Carex atlantica (prickly bog sedge)
  • Carex atlantica (prickly bog sedge)

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Description

Carex atlantica

Also known as:

prickly bog sedge

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Scientific Synonyms:

Description

Wetland indicator status OBL (almost always occur in wetlands), FACW (usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetlands)

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, 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 atlantica prickly bog sedge