Carex Exserta, or more commonly know as Shorthair Sedge, is a graminoid with green foliage and brown flowers of the genus Carex. It has a slow growth rate and a height of 1 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during late spring, is somewhat tolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Carex Exserta or Shorthair Sedge's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of California, Nevada and Oregon.
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