Carex shortiana (Short's Sedge)
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Carex shortiana

Short's Sedge

Mature spikelets turn chocolate-colored early.

Height: 18-24 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Brown
Bloom Time: June
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Carex shortiana

Attributes

Rain Garden Shade
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Wet Prairie
Wet Woodland
Wetland

Bloom Time

June

Flower Color

Brown

Flower Hue

Dark

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Growth Rate

Average