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Broadleaf Sedge

Scientific name: Carex platyphylla

This is our most common woodland sedge. It has blue-green leaves that can be up to an inch wide, which give it its name. It grows to be a foot tall and grows in attractive fountain-shaped clumps.


Moist forests with acidic soils.

Similar Species

There are many types of sedges found locally. So if you see what looks like a clump of grass growing in a forest, you should suspect that it is a sedge.

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