Carex divulsa Stokes

European Meadow Sedge

Family: Cyperaceae

Genus: Carex

Category: Grass

Zones: 4 to 10

Size: 15" tall to 30" wide

Growth Rate: Moderate

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Small upright mound - Tony Avent calls it an "evergreen mop-top". Small bronze flower stalks in spring. Tolerant of most conditions. Cool season grass.


Published in Bot. Arr. Brit. Pl., ed. 2. 2: 1035 in 1787.

Native to Africa, Asia and Europe.


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