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Carex atherodes (Hairy-leaved Lake Sedge)

Regular price $ 145.00
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Do you want a tough wetland plant to stand up against reed canary? You have found your sedge!

Carex atherodes (Hairy-leaved Lake Sedge) is around three to four feet, it is a large upright sedge for any wet to wet-mesic situation and tolerates seasonal flooding along streams and ditches. Skippers, butterflies, and moths use this sedge's leaves for food as a larval host, while a large variety of birds consume the seeds as high-value feed. It will form sizable colonies in the right conditions and can stabilize stream banks.

  • Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna
  • Soil Conditions Wet, Wet Mesic
  • Height 3'
  • Flower Color Green

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