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Carex radiata (Eastern star sedge)

Other names: Straight-styled wood sedge

C. radiata is a clump-forming, evergreen perennial with linear, mid-green leaves and star-like, yellow-green flower spikelets in mid- to late spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.6m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex amphibola (Creek sedge )

C. amphibola is a compact, mound-forming, deciduous to semi-evergreen perennial with glossy, upright to arching, broadly linear, mid-green leaves and short, green flower spikelets in 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 lurida (Sallow sedge)

Other names: Lurid sedge, Bottlebrush sedge, Shallow sedge

C. lurida is a variable, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with arching, linear, bright green leaves and bottlebrush-shaped, yellow-green flower spikelets 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 platyphylla (Broadleaf sedge)

Other names: Broad leaf sedge, Silver sedge, Broad-leaf sedge, Blue satin sedge, Broad-leaved sedge

C. platyphylla is a clump-forming, semi-evergreen grass with strap-shaped, blue- to mid-green leaves and, in late spring, light green flower spikelets followed by green seeds that ripen brown.
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Ultimate spread 0.4m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.5m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex texensis (Texas sedge )

Other names: Catlin sedge

C. texensis is a clump- or mat-forming, rhizomatous, semi-evergreen to evergreen, perennial grass with linear, arching, glossy, mid-green leaves and, in spring, green flower spikelets turning brown with age.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.3m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex brevior (Plains oval sedge)

Other names: Shortbeak sedge

C. brevior is a compact, clump-forming, deciduous perennial with linear, mid-green leaves and, from mid- to late spring, spherical to ovoid, green flowers spikelets followed by reddish-brown seeds.
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Ultimate spread 0.4m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.3m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex stipata (Fox sedge)

Other names: Loncoperis stipata, Vignea stipata, Awl-fruited sedge

C. stipata is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with linear, mid-green leaves and, from late spring into summer, dense clusters of spiky, green flowers spikelets followed by reddish-brown seeds.
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Ultimate spread 0.9m
max. spread
Ultimate height 1.2m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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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
max. spread
Ultimate height 1.2m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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Carex cristatella (Crested sedge )

Other names: Crested oval sedge

C. cristatella is a clump-forming, moisture-loving, deciduous perenial with triangular stems bearing broadly linear, bright green leaves and, in late spring and early summer, spherical clusters of bright green flower spikelets followed by green seeds that ripen brown.
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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 comans 'Frosted Curls' (New Zealand sedge 'Frosted Curls')

Other names: Carex albula 'Frosted Curls', Carex albula, Carex flagellifera 'Frosted Curls', Carex fraseri 'Frosted Curls' , Frosty curls sedge, Carex 'Frosted Curls'

'Frosted Curls' is a compact, tufted, borderline hardy, evergreen perennial with linear, arching, silvery, grey-green leaves and green flower spikelets in summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.45m
max. spread
Ultimate height 0.6m
max. height
Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
to maturity
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