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Carex molesta

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist, wet

Soil Description: average, loam, clay, sand

Height: 12"-30"

Bloom Time: May, June

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

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

Additional Tags: attracts butterflies, colonizing, deer resistant, naturalizing, ornamental foliage

Carex molesta (field oval sedge)
  • Carex molesta (field oval sedge)

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Description

Carex molesta

Also known as:

field oval sedge

,

troublesome sedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, ND, NE, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SD, TN, VA, VT, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Special Concern: CT
  • Threatened: 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 troublesome sedge
Species Carex molesta field oval sedge