Carex eburnea Boott

Bristle-leaf Sedge

Family: Cyperaceae

Genus: Carex

Category: Grass

Zones: 2 to 8

Size: 6" tall and 8" wide

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade, Shade


Neat clumps of green needle-like foliage radiating from a central base. Good for the rock garden. Cool season grass.


Native to Canada, south to Virginia, Missouri, Nebraska and Texas.

Published in Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Hooker) 2: 226 in 1839.


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