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Carex plantaginea
Carex plantaginea
Common Name: Seersucker sedge
Shiny deep green leaves are unusually broad (to 1 1/8") and puckered like Christmas ribbon. An excellent, mostly evergreen (the basal foliage overwinters) groundcover for average to moist shade, provides unique texture. Flowers occur in early to mid-spring, thin and black-tipped, not especially showy. Found in moist woods from Canada to Alabama.
Height: 8-10 Inches
Spread: 10-12 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-8