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Carex striata var. brevis

Walter's Sedge

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Description:

Triangular stemmed sedge growing in clumps. Few male spikes above female spikes on the stem. Flowers appear through spring and into early summer. Often found on the edges of swamps and bogs.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:April through July
Global and State Rank:G4G5T5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet

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