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msept

In your experience, does carex brevior flatten out while in seed (like sprengelii) or does it tend to stay upright?

   
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Benjamin Vogt / Monarch Gardens

msept -- In more sun upright. In more shade it may splay out some.

   
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mjbibby

Mine is not in shade and is splaying out like crazy. It is ruining the aesthetic of my native bed in west central Minnesota. Granted, it has been a very wet spring and summer. I am about ready to just hack off the seed heads. Help please!


   
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