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Carex emoryi

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: wet

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Time: May, June, July

Bloom Color: yellow, green

Leaf Color: green

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

Additional Tags: colonizing, deer resistant, emergent, mat-forming, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, swamp plant

Carex emoryi (Emory's sedge)
  • Carex emoryi (Emory's sedge)

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Description

Carex emoryi

Also known as:

Emory's sedge

,

riverbank sedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Carex stricta var. elongata

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, PA, SD, TX, VA, WI, WV, WY

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: 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 emoryi Emory's sedge