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Eastern Star Sedge, Straight-styled Wood Sedge
Dappled sunlight to medium shade, moderately wet to medium moisture level, rich loamy soil. 1-2 feet height.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Scattered very lightly statewide with a heavy concentration in the Cumberland Plateau
Cool season. Very adaptable sedge that mixes well with ferns, Solomon’s Seal, Virginia Bluebells, Hostas, and Mayapples. A medium small sedge that is rather ornamental with its dense tuft of slender leaves and star-like clusters of flowerheads. Each clump will eventually form an 18 inch tall and 18 inch wide, highly ornamental mound. Attracts birds.