Broad-leaved Sedge

Broad-leaved Sedge after a rain

Botanical Name: Carex platyphylla

Height: Low

Season of bloom: Well, in spring, not that it matters.

Growing Conditions: Deciduous shade. Usually found on rocky limestone slopes.

Wildlife benefits:

From Ottawa Valley or eastern Ontario sources: Yes.

Remarks: Blue-grey evergreen leaves show cross-banding.

Similar species: White Bear Sedge

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