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Carex frankii, PA Ecotype (Frank's Sedge, PA Ecotype) whole plant/field shot
Carex frankii, PA Ecotype (Frank's Sedge, PA Ecotype) seed headCarex frankii, PA Ecotype (Frank's Sedge, PA Ecotype) seed

Carex frankii, PA Ecotype
Frank’s Sedge, PA Ecotype

Establishes quickly from seed; provides food for wildlife.

General Product Information:

Item Number: CARFRA01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A rhizomatous sedge.
Habitat: Moist woods, streambanks, low marshy ground, ditches.
Bloom Period: Late spring
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 2.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 9 in
pH: 5.9 – 7.2

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: OBL
Midwest: OBL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL


Shade: Shade
Drought: Low
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 5.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy or Fine



Price: $44.00/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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