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Straw-colored Sedge

Cyperus strigosus

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Description:

Sedge growing in moist to wet conditions usually in wetlands but occasionally found in uplands. Flowers in summer.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Straw-colored Flatsedge
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Late July to October
Fruit Timing:Late July to October
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist, Wet

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