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Carex stricta

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

Light Requirements: sun

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

Soil Description: acid, neutral, loam, clay, sand

Height: 2'-4'

Bloom Time: May, June

Bloom Color: green, brown

Leaf Color: green

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

Additional Tags: attracts birds, attracts butterflies, bog plant, clumping, colonizing, fall interest, mounding, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, wetland plant

Carex stricta (upright sedge)
  • Carex stricta (upright sedge)
  • Carex stricta (upright sedge)

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Description

Carex stricta

Also known as:

upright sedge

,

Tussok sedge

,

uptight sedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Carex strictior

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, VA, VT, 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 stricta upright sedge