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Carex haydenii

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses

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

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: average, loam, clay, sand

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Time: May

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

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

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

Carex haydenii (Hayden's sedge)
  • Carex haydenii (Hayden's sedge)
  • Carex haydenii (Hayden's sedge)

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Description

Carex haydenii

Also known as:

Hayden's sedge

,

cloud sedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Carex rousseaui, Carex stricta var. decora

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

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

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Endangered: NJ, NY
  • Presumed Extirpated: OH

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 haydenii Hayden's sedge