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Lyngbye's sedge

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Lyngbye's sedge

Carex lyngbyei

Perennial Grass-like

Height: 3 ft.

Availability: Medium

Growing ease: Medium

Moisture req.: wet

Exposure req.: sun - part shade


Plant description:

This sedge forms widespread clumps in estuaries. Excellent spreading sedge for salt water shorelines.

Keywords: perennial (non-woody), spreading, upright

Articles that mention this plant: Guidance for Shoreline Plantings

Plans that use this plant:Marine (salt water) shoreline