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Carex pensylvanica
Common Name: Oak Sedge Family: Cyperaceae (The Sedge Family)

Carex pensylvanica
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Notes:
With its tough disposition and spreading habit, this native grass makes an excellent shade groundcover. Fine texture and fountaining habit give this sedge a soft appearance that is lovely as an underplanting for bolder shade perennials or on its own as a shade lawn.

Geogrpahical Origin:
North America
Native Habitat:
Dry woods.

ClassSemi-evergreen  Primary Bloom ColourWhite/Cream 
TypeGrass  Secondary Bloom Colour 
Height8-12'  Bloom TimeSummer 
Spread8-12'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Shade Part Shade Part Sun Shade Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureMoist Average Dry Drought Tolerant  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone4-8  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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