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Tried and True Native Plant Selections
for the Mid-Atlantic
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Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Sedge)
Delicate, arching, semi-evergreen leaves define this native sedge found in much of the Mid-Atlantic Region.* In dry shade where lawn maintenance is a challenge, this substitute never needs mowing.
*It is native in DC and common in DE. It is native in most MD and PA counties. In VA, it is common in the mountains and Piedmont and infrequent in the Coastal Plain.
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Tried and True Native Plant Fact Sheets