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Thread-like Sedge

Carex atlantica ssp. capillacea



A perenial sedge that grows in acidic wetlands. Flowers appear throughout the summer and fruit matures during the same time.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Prickly Bog Sedge
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Early June to August
Fruit Timing:Early June to August
Global and State Rank:G5T5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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