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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 Feet

Spread

1-2 Feet

Spacing

12 Inches

Bloom Color

Green

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

Full Sun
Full Sun
Part Sun
Part Sun
Moist
Moist
Songbird-friendly
Songbird-friendly

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring / Early Summer
Green Infrastructure
Bioretention/Rain Garden
Erosion Control
Meadow/Prairie
Woodland
Attributes
Native to North America
Propagation Type
Open pollinated
Grass Type
Cool Season