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Carex luridaCarex lurida

sallow sedge, lurid sedge

Photograph(s) by*: RHW

Characteristics

Height: 1-3.5'
Flowers: Jun.-Oct.

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Wet
Soil pH: 4.9-6.8
Soil type: Clay Loamy Sandy

Habitat

swales, swamps, and wet woods

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Songbird Waterfowl *

Notes

wetland plant; interesting seeds



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/209.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004