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Slough Sedge · Carex obnupta

Description: handsome, evergreen grass-like perennial (2 to 6 ft.) for wet meadows, sloughs, shorelines, and wooded wetlands. It grows in clumps, but it can form dense stands in standing water. Slough sedge has long, drooping flower heads (April to July) followed by glossy brown fruit that generally persists through winter. Obligate (usually occurs in wetlands) Sun/part sun