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Carex lurida (Shallow sedge)
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Carex lurida

Shallow sedge

Wetland Indicator Status, Region 1: OBL

This cool-season grass provides excellent erosion control.

SIZE
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Height

2-3 ft

Spread

1-2 ft

Spacing

12 Inches

Bloom Color

USDA Hardiness Zone 5-9

Shallow sedge Interesting Notes

Carex lurida remains attractive in warm weather, as it does not go dormant in summer.


Native Distribution

Carex lurida Growing and Maintenance Tips

Best in part to full sun and wet to moist soils.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Songbirds
Songbirds
Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Moist
Moist
Wetlands
Wetlands

Additional Information

Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring / Early Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Late Summer
Late Spring / Early Summer
Summer
Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Propagation Type
Open pollinated
Attributes
Grass Type: Cool Season
Erosion Control
Native to North America
Moist Sun