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Carex radiata

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Plant types and subtypes: Ground Covers, Grasses, Sedges, Evergreens, Ornamental Grasses

Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade

Water Use: low

Soil Moisture: moist

Soil Description: rich, loam, clay, sand

Height: 1'-2'

Bloom Time: May, June

Leaf Color: green

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

Additional Tags: attracts birds, clumping, deer resistant, evergreen, mat-forming, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, woodland plant

Carex radiata (eastern star sedge)
  • Carex radiata (eastern star sedge)
  • Carex radiata (eastern star sedge)
  • Carex radiata (eastern star sedge)

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Description

Carex radiata

Also known as:

eastern star sedge

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Scientific Synonyms:

Carex radiata var. staminata, Carex rosea var. minor, Carex rosea var. radiata, Carex sylvicola

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, 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 radiata eastern star sedge