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Lance-fruited Oval Sedge, Broom Sedge
Full to part sun, wet to medium moisture level, tolerant of most soils except rocky, very strongly acid to slightly acid pH. 1 ½ – 2 ½ feet height, spreads slowly by re-seeding.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Middle and East Tennessee
Cool season. Nice fine-textured sedge for landscapes and shoreline restoration. Has fuzzy purple seedheads. Grows in a variety of wetland habitats and sandy lakeshore.