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Carex platyphylla

Carex platyphylla

Common name broadleaf sedge; silver sedge
Family cyperaceae
Life cycle perennial
Flowers tan (late spring)
Size 8"
Light part sun-light shade

Understory sedge native to the entire eastern United States, supposedly deer-resistant. As sedges go, the leaves on these are broad, and they are pleated, with a bluish tint. Insignificant tan flowers appear in late spring.

This plant used to grow in our garden, but it slipped away...

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