Cyperus alternifolius

Umbrella Papyrus, Umbrella Palm, Umbrella Sedge The Umbrella Palm is not related to the palms (Arecaceae family), but belongs to the Cyperaceae family. It can grow up to 1.5 meters high and is native to tropical and subtropical Africa. There it grows in swampy habitats. Characteristics & Description Height, habit: 50 to 150 centimeters, herbaceous […]

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Carex foliosissima “Irish Green”

Irish Green Sedge Carex foliosissima is an evergreen grass native to Japan that can grow up to 40 centimeters tall. Popular name(s): Irish Green Sedge Botanical name: Carex foliosissima “Irish Green” Family: Cyperaceae Origin: The wild type is native to Japan Height: 20 to 40 centimeters USDA zone: 5 (-9.4 °F/-23 °C) Poisonous: No

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Carex pendula

Carex pendula Common name(s): Pendulous Sedge, Hanging Sedge, Weeping Sedge Family: Cyperaceae Origin: Europe, Asia, North Africa and invasive in some parts of the USA

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Rhynchospora colorata

Rhynchospora colorata Common name(s): White Star Sedge, White-Topped Sedge, Starrush Whitetop Synonyme(s): Dichromena colorata Family: Cyperaceae Origin: USA to South America

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Carex ornithopoda “Variegata”

Carex ornithopoda “Variegata” Common name(s): Greater Brown Sedge Family: Cyperaceae Origin: Carex ornithopoda “Variegata” is a cultivar. The wild type is native to Europe. More infos: USDA zone 6-7.

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