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Carex lurida - Shallow/Lurid Sedge

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Item #: CAR17G
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Lurid sedge is an obligate wetland species found almost always in moist to wet areas. It forms tufts at the basil leaves and has culms up to 2 1/2 feet long.

Spiklets (seed heads) are usually yellowish in color and are of a medium size.

Does well in full sun to part shade. 

Found in the eastern half of the United States and Canada.

What is Stratification?


Carex lurida - Shallow/Lurid Sedge

Flower Color: Green and Beige

Height: 2 to 3 Feet

Light Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Hydrology: Fine, Medium or Coarse Textured Soils

Bloom Time: June to July

Plant Type: Perennial

Stratification: Cold Moist (CM) 75 Days

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