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Carex squarrosa

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses, Ornamental Grasses

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

Water Use: medium, high

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: average, loam, clay, sand

Height: 18"-30"

Bloom Time: May, June, July

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

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

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

Carex squarrosa (squarrose sedge)
  • Carex squarrosa (squarrose sedge)

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Description

Carex squarrosa

Also known as:

squarrose sedge

,

narrow-leaved cattail sedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, VA, WI, WV

USDA Endangered Status:

  • Special Concern: CT

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 squarrosa squarrose sedge