Carex laxiculmis Schwein.

Spreading Sedge, Rush


Family: Cyperaceae

Genus: Carex

Category: Grass

Zones: 4 to 9

Size: To 12" tall and wide

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade

Description: 

Leaves to 1/2" wide. Basal leaves are glaucous or pale green.

Cultivars: 

History: 

Published in Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 1: 70 in 1824.

Native to eastern Canada and the eastern US.

Species not sold but cultivar 'Hobb' is available.

Relatives: 


Sources of Information

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