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Carex lurida, NC Ecotype (Lurid (Shallow) Sedge, NC Ecotype) whole plant/field shot
Carex lurida, NC Ecotype (Lurid (Shallow) Sedge, NC Ecotype) seed headCarex lurida, NC Ecotype (Lurid (Shallow) Sedge, NC Ecotype) seed

Carex lurida, NC Ecotype
Lurid (Shallow) Sedge, NC Ecotype

Provides food and cover for songbirds, ruffed grouse chicks, ducks and moose.

General Product Information:

Item Number: CARLUR04
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A bunch-type sedge.
Habitat: Swamps, bogs, wet woods.
Bloom Period: June to July in New England and Mid-Atlantic states; May to June in southeastern states
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 3.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 16 in
pH: 4.9 – 6.8

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

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


Shade: Moderate
Drought: Low
Salt: No

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 250,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 20.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $64.00/lb

This species is included in the following Ernst Seed Mixes

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