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Plants of Stone Lakes NWR

Santa Barbara Sedge


Santa Barbara Sedge

Carex barbarae

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Santa Barbara Sedge (Carex barbarae), a native of California and Oregon, is often used in riparian restoration. Its vigorous root system helps to filter water and stabilize soil. It prefers moist areas, is deer resistant and makes a handsome container plant. Home gardeners consider it invasive, if growing a garden landscape.

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