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Carex feta

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Species Name: Carex feta
Common Name: Greensheathed Sedge

A nice sedge for moist areas and around water features. Good for high elevation gardens.

Plant Family: Cyperaceae
Plant Type: Sedge
Height by Width: 1.5 - 3' H
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Regular
Cold Hardy to: 7200'
Flower Season: April/May
Flower Color: Brown
Endangered?:
Distribution: Klamath Range, North Coast Range, High Cascade Range, High Sierra Nevada, San Francisco Bay, San Bernardino, Modoc Plateau
Natural Habitat: Meadows, streambanks, wet soil. Elevation: 90-7200'

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