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Common Names: S

sah chu
Phyllostachys angusta
salal; shallon; lemon leaf
Gaultheria shallon
sarsaparilla, wild
Aralia nudicaulis
sassafras
Sassafras albidum
sea oats, northern
Chasmanthium latifolium
sedge, fringed
Carex crinita
sedge, Gray's
Carex grayi
sedge, palm tree
Carex muskingumensis 'Watchposten'
sedge, Pennsylvania
Carex pensylvanica
sedge, sallow
Carex lurida
sedge, star
Carex grayi
sedge, thicket
Carex abscondita
sedge, tussock
Carex stricta
sedum
Sedum kamtschaticum
sedum
Sedum kamtschaticum middendorffianum
sedum
Sedum sexangulare
sedum
Sedum spurium
sedum
Sedum spurium variegatum
seedbox
Ludwigia alternifolia
senna, wild
Cassia marilandica
sheep laurel
Kalmia angustifolia
sheepberry
Viburnum lentago
shi lu zhu
Phyllostachys arcana
shinleaf
Pyrola elliptica
shrubby cinquefoil
Potentilla fruticosa 'Goldstar'
shrubby cinquefoil
Potentilla fruticosa 'Pink Beauty'
sideoats grama
Bouteloua curtipendula
silver vine
Actinidia polygama
Simpler's joy
Verbena hastata
snow-in-summer
Cerastium tomentosum
snowbell tree, Japanese
Styrax japonicus
soft haircap moss
Polytrichum piliferum
soft-stem bulrush
Scirpus validus
Solomon's-seal, hairy
Polygonatum pubescens
spearmint
Mentha spicata
sphagnum moss
Sphagnum species
spicebush
Lindera benzoin
spreading bulrush
Scirpus expansus
St. Joseph's wand
Penstemon acuminatus
star grass
Hypoxis hirsuta
stiff aster; bristly aster
Aster linariifolius
Stokes' aster
Stokesia laevis
Stokes' aster, white-flowered
Stokesia laevis 'Alba'
stonecrop, Siebold
Sedum sieboldii
stonecrop, wild
Sedum ternatum
stonecrop, wild
Sedum ternatum 'Larinem Park'
stonecrop, yellow
Sedum reflexum
strawberry begonia
Saxifraga stolonifera
strawberry, alpine
Fragaria vesca 'Rugen Improved'
strawberry, barren
Waldsteinia fragarioides
strawberry, white-fruited woodland
Fragaria vesca albicarpa
strawberry, wild
Fragaria virginiana
summersweet
Clethra alnifolia
sunflower, thin-leaved
Helianthus decapetalus
sunflower, woodland
Helianthus trachelifolius
swamp andromeda
Lyonia ligustrina
swamp aster
Aster puniceus
swamp candles
Lysimachia terrestris
sweet flag
Acorus calamus
sweet flag, variegated
Acorus calamus variegatus
sweet William, wild
Phlox maculata
sweet woodruff
Galium odoratum
sweetshoot bamboo
Phyllostachys dulcis
sweetspire
Itea virginica 'Henry's Garnet'
switch cane
Arundinaria gigantea tecta
switch-grass
Panicum virgatum

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Catalog as of January 02, 2016

Carex

(Cyperaceae - sedge family)
Sedge. About 2000 species of grass-like perennial herbs. Found worldwide, but most common in temperate and cold regions. Sedges can be distinguished from grasses by their solid, 3-angled flower stems (grasses have round, hollow flower stems). Except as noted, the following species form dense, compact clumps.

abscondita peren • ht 6" • zones 5-9

thicket sedge


native, ground cover, sun - shade
e US

Has a low, dense growth habit, forming a dense mat of broad, dark-green leaves. Looks a bit unruly while flowering, but in our plantings is proving to be a good ground cover for sun or shade. Prefers moist soil.

cat # 8E2A
$7.95 each / 3+, $7.50 ea


crinita peren • ht 3-5' • zones 3-9

fringed sedge


native, wildlife, moist - wet, sun
e and cent N Amer

A tall sedge with long, pendulous seed spikes. Partial to wet locations, it makes a good waterside plant. Also of value to wildlife, as its seeds are consumed by waterfowl and songbirds.

cat # 8E2C
$8.95 each


grayi peren • ht 24" • zones 4-10

Gray's sedge; star sedge

Carex grayi - Jun 28 Carex grayi - Jun 28


native, moist - wet, sun - shade
e and cent N Amer

Semi-evergreen foliage, with star-like seed heads which are interesting in dried arrangements. Tolerant of wet soil and partial shade.

cat # 8E2D
$8.95 each


lurida peren • ht 24" • zones 3-9

sallow sedge


native, wildlife, moist - wet, sun
e and cent N Amer

A good producer of seeds which are eaten by many species of birds.

cat # 8E5R
$8.95 each / 3+, $8.50 ea


muskingumensis 'Watchposten' peren • ht 18-24" • zones 5-9

palm tree sedge


native, ground cover, sun - shade, moist - wet
cent N Amer

With relatively large leaves radiating from the top of the stem, the foliage of this species gives the impression of palm fronds. The creeping rhizomes of this dense sedge spread slowly and non-invasively to form an effective ground cover. Cultivated for its value as a ground cover, and for its foliage effect. An inhabitant of low woods and wet meadows, palm tree sedge requires consistently moist to wet soil for best growth, and will grow in shallow water. Once established, however, it is drought-tolerant. Yellow bloom spikes appear in May and persist throughout the summer. Named for the Muskingum river in Ohio.

cat # 8E5C
$8.95 each


Carex pensylvanica - May 2 Carex pensylvanica - Jun 22 Carex pensylvanica - Jun 6
pensylvanica peren • ht 10" • zones 4-8

Pennsylvania sedge


native, dry - moist, sun - shade
e and cent N Amer

A low sedge with delicate, arching, semi-evergreen leaves. Spreads, in restrained fashion, to form an appealing ground cover. Mixes well with many other types of plants. Does well in full sun, but is also quite tolerant of shade. It is often found in forests (where other grass-like plants are usually lacking).

cat # 8E6S
$7.95 each / 3-9, $7.50 ea / 10+, $6.95 ea


stricta peren • ht 2' • zones 3-9

tussock sedge


native, moist - wet, sun
e and cent N Amer

One of the most common and distinctive of our native wetland plants. Forms a very dense clump of long, slender leaves. The leaves arch outward, creating a symmetrical, fountain like effect. As the plants develop they somehow build vertical-sided columns on which they grow, raising them above their surroundings and further adding to their distinctive appearance.

cat # 8E8P
$8.95 each