Carex intumescens

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Common Name: Great Bladder Sedge, Shining Bur Sedge

Part to full shade, wet to medium moisture level, adaptable to most soils except rocky, strongly acid to neutral pH.  2-3 feet height, spreads slowly by re-seeding.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Scattered statewide

Cool season.  Clump-forming sedge found growing in shady bottomland hardwood forests.  Has bold textured foliage and showy fruit.