Carex brevior
(shortbeak (plains oval) sedge)
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Category: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes

Height: 12 – 24 inches


Spread:  18 inches


Location: Bottom, Sides, Top of Berm


Native Status: NE


Comments & Cautions:
active growth spring and fall during cooler temperatures; adaptable to all conditions (especially dry and/or disturbed)


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Wet or Moist or Average or Dry

This plant prefers Sand or Loam or Clay soil.

The plant DOES NOT have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
Feb
Mar
Apr
May
June
July
Aug
Sept
Oct
Nov
Dec

Plant Form

short rhizomes forming tufts and clumps

Foliage

narrow and grass-like; fine-textured

Flowers

April to July; seeds are unique flat discs, tan when mature

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