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Plant family: cyperaceae


I use the GRIN online query system to determine plant families. The list below shows the plants in my database listed as members of the cyperaceae family. Click on the botanical name of any plant to go to the plant portrait. For a list of all the plant families represented in our garden, see my families page.

Botanical name Common name Category FlowersSize
Carex albula 'Frosty Curls' curly sedgeperennial (Z6-9) inconspicuous12-24"
Carex buchananii leatherleaf sedgeperennial (Z6-9) insignificant24"
Carex caryophyllea 'The Beatles' mophead spring sedgeperennial (Z5-9) inconspicuous4"
Carex conica perennial
Carex curta white sedgeperennial white
Carex flacca blue sedgeperennial (Z4-9) insignificant6-12"
Carex grayi Gray's sedgeperennial (Z5-9) light green2-3'
Carex morrowii 'Ice Dance' variegated sedgeperennial (Z5-9) 1-2'
Carex muskingumensis 'Wachtposten' palm sedgeperennial (Z5-8) 2-3 ft
Carex oshimensis variegated sedgeperennial (Z5-9) 12"
Carex pendula weeping sedgeperennial 2', flower stalks to 4'
Carex perdentata Webberville sedge; Texas sedgeperennial 10"
Carex platyphylla broadleaf sedge; silver sedgeperennial tan (late spring)8"
Carex sp. evergreen sedgeperennial
Carex testacea sedgeperennial (Z6-9) 2'
Machaerina rubiginosa 'Variegata' golden spears; variegated sedge; striped rushperennial (Z7-10) green (summer)24"

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Last modified: December 11, 2014
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