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Carex intumescens

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: part-shade, shade

Water Use: high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, loam, clay, sand

Height: 1'-4'

Bloom Time: April, May, June

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

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

Additional Tags: emergent, evergreen, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, showy fruit, stream margin plant, swamp plant, wetland plant

Carex intumescens (greater bladder sedge)
  • Carex intumescens (greater bladder sedge)
  • Carex intumescens (greater bladder sedge)

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Description

Carex intumescens

Also known as:

greater bladder sedge

,

swollen sedge

,

bladder sedge

,

shining bur sedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV, WY

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Threatened: IL

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 intumescens greater bladder sedge