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False Hop Sedge
Carex lupuliformis

Green2 Swish

A large headed sedge with 2 to 6 persistent spiky clusters (each up to 2.5 long) per flowering stem, gracefully arching 1/2wide blades up to 2 long, likes both mucky & sandy soils, seeds provide food for waterfowl (as well as some songbirds including Painted Bunting & Swamp Sparrow), uncommon throughout most of its range.

Moist To Wet
Sun To Part Shade
1-3.5 tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 5b-10a
Deer Resistant

Native Range: s. ME through s. ON to e. IA & OK, south through FL and e. TX

False Hop Sedge Seed Packet $4.00
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