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Carex bromoides (Fr: carex faux-brome | En: Brome-like sedge)

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Brome-like sedge is an attractive clumping sedge with its vibrant green foliage and gold spikelets. One of its defining features is its naturally quite short, and is thus a perfect choice for those looking for a natural lawn, this short statue is quite rare among water loving plants and makes it great for wet patches of yards, or rain gardens. 

Habitat: Brome-like sedge can be found in a variety of habitats, including open woodlands, meadows, prairies, and along stream banks. It prefers moist to wet soils and is often found in areas with adequate moisture, such as wet meadows, marshes, and the edges of ponds or streams.

Sun requirements: Brome-like sedge can tolerate full sun to relatively dense shade

Moisture requirements: Brome-like sedge thrives in wet soils and requires a consistent supply of moisture. It can tolerate both saturated and intermittently flooded soils, but cannot tolerate extended periods of drought.

Soil requirements: Brome-like sedge grows well in a variety of soil types, including sandy, loamy, and clay soils.