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Illinois Native Plant Guide - Field Nut Sedge - Pages 72-73
Tolerates seasonal or occasional flooding, up to 1 foot in depth.
Seeds are eaten by waterfowl and other wildlife. Also provides cover for
reptiles, amphibians, and small mammals. Waterfowl also eat rhizomes.
Used in lower and upper shoreline zones where water levels fluctuate.
1 - 2 feet
Nutrient Load Tolerance
Flowering Color and Time
Mid-July - August
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