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Carex nebrascensis
Carex nebrascensis
Common Name: Nebraska Sedge
Nebraska Sedge is found in wet meadows and disturbed riparian areas. It is adapted to alkaline soils. This species has long rhizomes and forms small and occasionally large clumps with the previous year's leaves remaining at the base of the plant. This species flowers from May to July and its fruits have a small beak at the tip and are brown to almost black. Nebraska Sedge has triangular stems and is a bluish green color that often has a white tinge. Nebraska Sedge is naturally found in the American West and was introduced to St. Louis County.
Height: 1-3 Feet
Spread: 1-2 Feet
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-6