Carex tumulicola (Berkeley Sedge)


Berkeley sedge occurs in arid areas from Washington to central California. The dark green foliage forms arching clumps. The small brown flowers are not showy, but provide some textural interest. This plant spreads slowly from rhizomes. Use either in an unmowed, natural form, or as a lawn substitute. It is evergreen in milder areas.

At a Glance Summary

Type: Grass
Size (H x W): 2ft x 2ft
Flower Color: Brown
Hardiness: Zone 8: 10˚F

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