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Carex acuta 'Variegata' (Slender-tufted sedge 'Variegata')

Other names: Variegated slender-tufted sedge, Carex riparia 'Variegata', Greater pond sedge 'Variegata', Greater bank sedge 'Variegata', Variegated greater pond sedge

'Variegata' is a deciduous, moisture-loving perennial forming spreading clumps of linear, creamy-white leaves with dark green margins and spikes of dark brown flowers from late spring into summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.9m
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex bebbii (Bebb's sedge )

Other names: Bebb's oval sedge , Carex tribuloides var. bebbii

C. bebbii is a clump-forming, deciduous perennial with linear, mid-green leaves and, from late spring into summer, spherical to ovoid, green flowers spikelets followed by brown seeds.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.9m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex acutiformis (Swamp sedge)

Other names: Marsh sedge, Lesser pond sedge, Carex paludosa, Lesser bank sedge, Sniddel , Sniddels

C. acutiformis is a vigorous, spreading, rhizomatous perennial with linear, red- or brown-flushed, light green leaves and slender, erect stems bearing dark brown flower spikes in summer.
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Ultimate spread 1.2m
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Ultimate height 1.2m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex lupulina (Hop sedge)

C. lupulina is a clump-forming, deciduous, perennial grass with upright to arching, flat, linear, mid-green leaves and hop-like, light green flower spikelets in late spring and early summer.
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Ultimate spread 0.6m
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Ultimate height 0.8m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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Carex muskingumensis (Palm branch sedge)

Other names: Palm sedge, Palm leaf sedge, Umbrella flat sedge

C. muskingumensis is a spreading, loosely tufted, deciduous perennial with narrow, bright green leaves borne on erect stems and spikes of golden-brown flowers in mid- to late spring.
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Ultimate spread 0.45m
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Ultimate height 0.75m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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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
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Ultimate height 0.6m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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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
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Ultimate height 0.9m
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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 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 fascicularis (Tassel sedge )

C. fascicularis is a clump-forming, dense, rhizomatous, deciduous perennial grass with broadly linear, mid- to bright green leaves and pendent spikes of green flower spikelets from spring into summer.
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Ultimate spread 1m
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Ultimate height 1.5m
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Time to ultimate size 2-5 years
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