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Carex lurida
Carex lurida
Common Name: Lurid Sedge
Lurid Sedge forms dense clumps and is found naturally in river banks, moist prairies, wet areas in upland prairies, pond margins, marshes and other wet areas. This is a good species for sedge meadow restoration projects. Its stems are bluntly triangular and tinged reddish-purple at the base. Rhizomes are present but are poorly developed. Lurid Sedge flowers from May to September and its fruits are yellowish-brown and resemble bottlebrushes. This species is more common south of the Missouri River, but is also found in northwestern Missouri.
Height: 1-3 Feet
Spread: 12-18 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-9