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Short's Sedge
Carex shortiana
Cyperaceae

GreenDrk2 Swish

Long arching slightly 'keeled' leaves are about 1/3" wide, green flower spikelets in late spring turn a rich brown as the seed matures toward the end of June - making a very attractive contrast with the light green leaves, butterfly and moth host, wildlife enjoy the seeds.

Dry To Average
Part Shade To Shade
1.5-2.5' tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: USDA zone
5a-7b
Deer Resistant

Native Range: Long Island west to e KS and OK

Germination - Easy: Cold stratify 8 weeks

Short's Sedge Seed Packet $4.00
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