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SEDGE: Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Sedge)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic: 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.

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SEDGE: Carex plantaginea (Plantainleaf Sedge)

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
The most ornamental of the woodland sedges, this species, sometimes referred to as Seersucker Sedge, is generally found in rich mountain woodlands. In the garden it can fill many roles, substituting for popular non-native plants and even tolerating difficult dry shaded sites.

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