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Purple-sheathed Graceful Sedge, Graceful Sedge
Part to full shade, moderately wet to medium moisture level, most soils except rocky, very strongly acid to neutral pH. 2 -3 feet height, spreads slowly by re-seeding.
Germination Code: C(60), D
Native Region: Very lightly statewide except absent in the Coastal Plain
Cool season. A common sedge of forests. Clump-forming sedge with fine blades and arching stems that produce hanging strings of bead-like seeds.