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Carex tenuiculmis (New Zealand hair sedge)

Other names: Cinnamon sedge, Bronze sedge, Carex secta var. tenuiculmis

C. tenuiculmis is a densely tufted, evergreen perennial with linear, grass-like, brown to bronze-red leaves and spikes of pale brown flowers from late spring into summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex testacea (Orange New Zealand sedge)

C. testacea is a densely tufted, evergreen perennial with long, olive-green to orange-brown arching leaves and pale to dark brown flower spikes on stems in midsummer.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex hirta (Goose grass)

Other names: Hairy sedge , Hammer sedge

C. hirta is a clump-forming, deciduous, perennial grass with linear, hairy, mid-green leaves, triangular in cross-section, and, from early summer to early autumn, elongated panicles of pale yellow flower spikelets followed by beaked, downy, pale green fruit.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.7m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex buchananii (Leatherleaf Sedge)

C. buchanii is a clump-forming, upright grass with narrow reddish brown leaves curling at the tips.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex praegracilis (Clustered field sedge)

C. praegracilis is a spreading, rhizomatous grass with linear, mid-green leaves and inconspicuous, brown flowerheads in summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex riparia (Greater pond sedge)

Other names: Greater bank sedge

C. riparia is a fast spreading grass with linear leaves and tall stems bearing dark brown flower spikes in early summer.
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Ultimate spread 1.5m
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Ultimate height 1.2m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex appalachica (Appalachian sedge)

C. appalachica is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen perennial with long, linear, mid- to bright green leaves and inconspicuous flower spikes in spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.45m
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Ultimate height 0.3m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex remota (Remote sedge)

Other names: European meadow sedge

C. remota is a compact, clump-forming, evergreen, perennial grass with linear, arching, bright green leaves and short, pale yellow flower spikelets in late spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.5m
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Ultimate height 0.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex panicea (Carnation sedge)

Other names: Grasslike sedge

C. panicea is a tufted, rhizomatous, spreading, moisture-loving deciduous to semi-evergreen perennial with narrow, upright or arching, blue-green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, erect to arching stems bearing reddish-brown and pale yellow male flower spikes borne above female flower spikes which are followed by ovoid, brown fruit.
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Ultimate spread 0.4m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.3m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex festucacea (Fescue sedge )

Other names: Fescue oval sedge

C. festucacea is grass-like perennial forming a narrow clump of linear, mid-green leaves and dense, spherical clusters of green flower spikelets.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.9m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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