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Carex pensylvanica

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Ornamental Grasses

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

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: dry, moist

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

Height: 6"-12"

Bloom Time: May, June, July

Leaf Color: green

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

Additional Tags: attracts birds, clumping, colonizing, drought tolerant, mat-forming, ornamental foliage, shade garden plant, woodland plant

Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania sedge)
  • Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania sedge)
  • Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania sedge)
  • Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania sedge)
  • Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania sedge)

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Description

Carex pensylvanica

Also known as:

Pennsylvania sedge

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Scientific Synonyms:

Carex stolonifera

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, VA, VT, WI, 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 pensylvanica Pennsylvania sedge