Carex muhlenbergii (Sand Bracted Sedge)

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Carex muhlenbergii (Sand Bracted Sedge) is a rhizomatous sedge of sandy prairies, dunes, black oak savanna/barrens, and rocky woodlands. It does best in dry sandy soils and reaches about two feet when happy. Many butterflies, moths and skippers use it as larval food and several species of birds consume the seeds.

  • Sun Exposure Prairie/Savanna/Woodland
  • Soil Conditions Mesic, Dry-Mesic, Dry
  • Height 2-3'
  • Flower Color Green
  • Flower Time April-May

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