Carex eburnea

Bristleleaf sedge

Categories: Grasses

A wonderful naturalizer, Carex eburnea is the ideal native groundcover for the woodland or rock garden.

More About Carex eburnea

  • stoloniferous, can form sizable colonies in a loose, friable soil
  • Grows in sandy, limestone outcroppings and calcareous soils

Petite colonies of 6-8 inch long soft, thread-like foliage takes on a spherical shape as inconspicuous whitish-green flower spikes appear in early spring.

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6-8 in


6-10 in

Hardiness Zone:


Carex eburnea Characteristics


  • Mass Plant
  • Small / Miniature
  • Ground Cover

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant


  • Part Sun/Part Shade
  • Sun Tolerant
  • Shade Tolerant

Growth Rate in the Garden

  • Medium

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Soil Moisture Needs

  • Dry
  • Average


  • Mounding