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Carex glaucodea

Blue sedge, Blue wood sedge

Cyperaceae (Sedge Family)

USDA Symbol: CAGL6

USDA Native Status:

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , DE , IL , IN , KY , LA , MA , MD , MO , MS , NC , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , WV
Native Habitat: moist to dry woods and fields

Growing Conditions

Light Requirement: Part Shade
Soil Moisture: Moist
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Bibliography

* The Midwestern Native Garden: Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants An Illustrated Guide (2011) Adelman, Charlotte and Schwartz, Bernard L.

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Additional resources

USDA: Find Carex glaucodea in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Carex glaucodea in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Carex glaucodea

Metadata

Record Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff

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