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Oval-leaf Sedge, Short-headed Bracted Sedge, Capitate Sedge
Part sun to shade, moderately wet to moderately dry moisture level, tolerant of a range of soils including clay, very strongly acid to neutral pH. 1-2 feet height.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Scattered statewide
Cool season. Clumping, grass-like sedge. One of the few sedges that can invade lawns. Commonly found in disturbed habitats. Does best in rich, well-drained soils. Attracts butterflies and birds.