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Grass and Bamboo: Carex pansa or Carex praegracilis? Difference?

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dakindaddy
Palo Alto, CA

April 9, 2007
7:00 PM

Post #3372973

Several growers are saying they are the same. Is there really a difference (and does anyone care?)
donn
Great South Bay, Lon, NY
(Zone 7a)

April 10, 2007
7:13 AM

Post #3374440

According to Rick Darke, they are similar, but not the same critter. In common names, one is Western Meadow Sedge, and the other is California Meadow Sedge (C. pansa). C. praegracilis is taller, by 50%, and the species is hardier, by one zone.

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