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Dewey's sedge

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Dewey's sedge
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Dewey's sedge seed

Carex deweyana

Perennial Grass-like

Height: 2 ft.

Availability: Low

Growing ease: High

Moisture req.: dry - wet

Exposure req.: sun - shade


Plant description:

Clumping grass-like sedge with small seed heads. Looks nice planted with other sedges. Tolerates drier conditions than most sedges, but may need moist conditions if planted in full sun.

Keywords: perennial (non-woody), upright