Carex appalachica J.M.Webber & P.W.Ball

Appalachian Sedge

Family: Cyperaceae

Genus: Carex

Category: Grass

Zones: 4 to 7

Size: 6" tall, 18" wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Part Shade, Shade


Long narrow foliage weeps over the mound. Light green, silvery appearance. Adaptable to most garden conditions except wet ones. Deer resistant.


Native from Quebec to South Carolina.

Published in Taxon 28: 614 in 1979.


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