Carex brevior - Prairie Oval Sedge
Prairie Oval Sedge (Carex brevior) is a versatile perennial sedge of prairies and wetlands. It is a short and compact sedge that is drought tolerant with narrow grass-like foliage. It produces green oval spikelets that change to golden brown seed clusters in the summer. It is a well-adapted sedge and a useful component for ground cover and rainscaping projects. Prairie Oval Sedge along with a few other hardy prairie sedges can make up as much as a quarter of the plants in a tallgrass prairie.
Soil Moisture: Dry, Moderate, Wet
Sun Exposure: Full Sun, Partial Shade
Height: 6 - 12 inches
Spread: 6 - 12 inches
Hardiness Zone: 3 - 8
Bloom Color: Green, Golden-Brown
Bloom Time: April, May, June
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