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Carex buchananii

Family: Cyperaceae

Common names: LEATHERLEAF SEDGE, SEDGE

Native to: New Zealand

Plant

Type: grass

Forms: arching, erect, tufted

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 2.5 feet

Max width: 2.75 feet

Flower

brown/black

Leaf

green, warm

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly, bird

Plant part consumed by birds: seeds

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape use: container

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: 0 to +40 °F

Water: dry, regular

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