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Carex emoryi (Emory's sedge)
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Carex emoryi

Emory's sedge

A wetland native that forms dense colonies of straw-colored leaves at the base with bright green new growth emerging from the top. An emergent aquatic, Carex emoryi is found on shores, stream banks, wet meadows, and seepage areas from Newfoundland south to Virginia and from Manitoba south to eastern Oklahoma and Texas.

SIZE
Carex emoryi LP50 - 50 per flat Availability
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Height

24 Inches

Spread

12-18 Inches

Spacing

18 Inches

Bloom Color

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Early Spring
Early Spring
Moist
Moist
Wetlands
Wetlands

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Foliage)
Late Summer
Late Spring / Early Summer
Fall
Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Propagation Type
Vegetative
Attributes
Native to North America
Grass Type: Cool Season
Erosion Control
Moist Shade