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Carex stipata

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Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses

Light Requirements: sun, part-sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

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

Height: 2'-3'

Bloom Time: April, June

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

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

Carex stipata (awlfruit sedge)
  • Carex stipata (awlfruit sedge)
  • Carex stipata (awlfruit sedge)

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Description

Carex stipata

Also known as:

awlfruit sedge

,

prickly sedge

,

awl fruited sedge

,

stalk-grain sedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY

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 stipata awlfruit sedge