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Carex lurida

Lurid Sedge (Shallow sedge)

Carex lurida, Lurid sedge, is a versatile lower growing sedge that forms dense tufted colonies in full sun and loose patches in the shade. Carex lurida is a great plant for soil stabilization along pond and stream banks. Lurid sedge blooms in early summer and can grow up to 3’ tall, but typically stays in the 1-2’ range.

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Additional Information
Height 12-36 in
Hardiness Zone 3-9
Color White
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