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Crested Oval Sedge, Crested Sedge
Sun to light shade, wet to medium moisture level, prefers fertile loam but tolerates most soils except rocky, strongly acid to neutral pH. 1 ½ – 2 ½ feet height, spreads slowly by re-seeding and rhizomes.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Only occurs in Robertson and Cheatham counties
Cool season. Spreads by forming vegetative clumps of plants from rhizomes and from re-seeding. Attractive spikelets. Attracts butterflies and birds.