Carex grayii
(gray’s sedge)
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Category: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes

Photo Credits: Photo by John Hilty, Illinois Wildflowers

Height: 24 – 36 inches


Spread:  24 inches


Location: Bottom, Sides


Native Status: KS, IA


Comments & Cautions:
adequate moisture required in full sun


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Wet or Moist

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

This plant DOES have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
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May
June
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Aug
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Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

clump-forming

Foliage

semi-evergreen to evergreen; grass-like

Flowers

May-August; interesting showy spiked clustered seed heads; green turning brownish gray and persistent into winter

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