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Carex divulsa (Grey sedge)

Other names: Gray sedge, European meadow sedge, Berkeley sedge, Carex tumulicola misapplied

C. divulsa is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with linear, arching, dark green leaves and inconspicuous, pale yellow to pale brown flower spikelets in spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.75m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.5m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex pansa (California meadow sedge)

Other names: California field sedge, Carex praegracilis misapplied, Pacific dune sedge

C. pansa is a tender, rhizomatous, evergreen perennial forming spreading clumps of linear, upright to arching, dark green leaves and tiny, inconspicuous, rounded, yellow-green flower spikelets in spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.9m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.2m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex digitalis (Slender woodland sedge )

Other names: Narrow-leaved wood sedge , Slender wood sage

C. digitalis is clump-forming, deciduous perennial with flat, linear, upright to arching, mid-green leaves and, in summer, erect stems bearing cream flower spikelets followed by green fruit ripening brown.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.6m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania sedge )

Other names: Oak sedge

C. pensylvanica is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with arching, linear, mid-green leaves and slender, dark purple flower spikelets in late spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.45m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.25m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex flacca (Blue sedge)

Other names: Glacous sedge, Blue green sedge, Carnation grass, Flabby sedge, Carex glauca

C. flacca is a compact, dense, clump-forming, rhizomatous, evergreen perennial with linear, arching, blue-green leaves and cylindrical spikes of insignificant, greenish-white flowers in summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.45m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.3m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex trifida (Tataki grass)

Other names: Mutton bird sedge

C. trifida is a tufted, clump-forming, evergreen perennial with grass-like, keeled, linear, arching, sometimes bronze-flushed, mid- to dark green leaves and dense clusters of brown flower spikelets in summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.9m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex lurida (Sallow sedge)

Other names: Lurid sedge, Bottlebrush sedge, Shallow sedge

C. lurida is a variable, tufted perennial with arching, linear, bright green leaves and yellow-green flowers from early summer until early autumn.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
max. spread
Ultimate height 1m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex rosea (Rosy sedge )

Other names: Curly wood sedge, Curly-styled wood sedge, Carex concoluta, Carex flaccidula, Gold star sedge, Curly-style star sedge, Stellate sedge, Star sedge

C. rosea is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with arching, linear, dark green leaves and widely-spaced, green flower spikelets in late spring and early summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.3m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.3m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex pseudocyperus (Cyperus sedge)

Other names: Hop sedge, Sedge hop

C. pseudocyperus is a slowly-spreading, rhizomatous, deciduous perennial forming clumps of broad, linear to lance-shaped, bright green leaves. It bears drooping yellow-green flower spikes in late spring, which form brown catkins later on.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.9m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex flagellifera (Glen Murray tussock sedge)

Other names: Carex flagellaris 'Cyperacea' , Weeping brown sedge, Orange hair sedge, Carex lucida

C. flagellifera forms clumps of linear, reddish-brown leaves, and tall stems of pale brown flower spikes in late summer.
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Ultimate spread 1m
max. spread
Ultimate height 1m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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