Carex canescens

Silvery Sedge



A wetlands sedge that can grow in shallow water. Flowers and fruit appear from late spring to mid summer. Leaf and stem color is gray-green or blue-green.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Late May to late July
Fruit Timing:Late May to early June
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Moist
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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