Carex Tenera, or more commonly know as Quill Sedge, is a graminoid with green foliage and green flowers of the genus Carex. It has a slow growth rate and a height of 2.5 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during mid spring, is tolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Carex Tenera or Quill Sedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
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