Trillium Ridge Flora and Fauna
Ivory sedge
Carex eburnea
Location: woods behind central white oak
This truly unique sedge forms dense clumps of fine green leaves that reach only six inches tall. Perfect for planting between stone pavers and in dry or rocky soils in semi-shade. This distinctive plant grows in partial shade in limestone rocks in nature, and is extremely drought tolerant.
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Genus: Carex (sedges)
Family: Poaceae (grasses)
Order: Cyperales (grasses and sedges)
Class: Liliopsida (Monocots)
Phylum/Division: Magnoliophyta (Flowering plants)
Kingdom: Plantae (Plants)