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Cyperus lupulinus ssp. macilentus

Slender Sedge

Description:

Sedge with dense brown seed heads. Wiry, triangle shaped stems. Not hairy. Flowers in the summer. Dry, sandy soil.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Great Plains Flatsedge, Sand Cyperus
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Plant Duration:Perennial
Bloom Time:Late June to late August
Fruit Timing:Late June into October
Global and State Rank:G5T5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Soil pH:Acidic, Slightly Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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