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Carex tribuloides

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

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

Water Use: medium

Soil Moisture: moist, wet

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

Height: 18"-36"

Bloom Time: May, June, July

Bloom Color: green

Leaf Color: green

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

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

Carex tribuloides (blunt broom sedge)
  • Carex tribuloides (blunt broom sedge)
  • Carex tribuloides (blunt broom sedge)

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Description

Carex tribuloides

Also known as:

blunt broom sedge

,

awl-fruited oval sedge

Scientific Synonyms:

Description

Wetland indicator status OBL (almost always occur in wetlands), FACW (usually occur in wetland, but may occur in non-wetland).

Propagation

Propagate from seed, or clump division.

Native Range & Classification

Recorded County Distribution: USDA data

Native Range:
AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, 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 tribuloides blunt broom sedge