Carex siderosticta var. pilosa H.Lév. ex T.Koyama

Sedge, Rush

Family: Cyperaceae

Genus: Carex

Parent: Carex siderosticta

Category: Grass

Zones: 5 to 8

Size: 9 to 12" tall, to 15" wide

Exposure: Filtered Sun, Part Shade, Shade


Often sold as Carex ciliatomarginata Nakai. Likes moisture and prefers some shade.



Native to Japan and China.

Published in Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 13: 244 in 1914 and J. Fac. Sci. Univ. Tokyo, Sect. 3, Bot. 8: 233 in 1962.

Synonym Carex ciliatomarginata Nakai.

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