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Carex eburnea Boott
USDA Symbol: CAEB2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Distinctive Sedge. Thin, wiry leaves. Tuft forming; good for dry areas that are damp in spring, especially beneath cedars. Tiny, jet-black seeds in fall. (Ontario Native Plants 2002)
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
May , Jun , Jul Bloom Notes: Perianth
absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.
AK , AL , AR , CT , GA , IA , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV , WY Canada: NB
, ON Native Habitat:
Riparian,Swamp/Marsh,Rocky Bluff USDA Native Status: L48(N), AK(N), CAN(N)
Growing ConditionsLight Requirement: Part Shade , Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil pH: Alkaline (pH>7.2)
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
Soil Description: Sand
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Record Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff