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  • Please see the Using the Plant Library  page  for some tips on how to make the most of the information here to select species for creating a healthy native plant community suited to the conditions of your site.

Carex sprengelii, Long-beaked Sedge

Carex sprengelii 

Long-beaked Sedge

  • Average to moderately high moisture soils
  • Part shade to full shade
  • 24” tall, 12” spacing
  • Summer blooming, seed heads into the fall
  • Native to Ontario, Beginner Friendly, Open Woodland Forest ecosystems

New to me this year, grown from seeds from Prairie Moon Nursery https://www.prairiemoon.com/carex-sprengelii-long-beaked-sedge-prairie-moon-nursery.html 

A clump forming sedge with very ornamental seed heads.

Please check out the Prairie Moon listing at the link above for more details.

Photos by Matt Lavin and Matt Lavin Via Wikimedia Commons


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Species that were not sown / aren't being sown for 2023 are marked with an * 
Species that are native to this continent, but not historically native to Ontario are marked with a ~ 
While it rarely comes up, I do reserve the right to limit plant quantities, mostly to help ensure that as many native plant gardens as possible become a reality
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