Carex annectens xanthocarpa
Soil: Hydric (Wet) to Mesic (Medium)
Season: Cool-season perennial, short rhizomes to fibrous root system.
Shoreline restoration. Very nice sedge for landscaping purposes! Grows on loam and clay loam soil types.
Wildlife: Larvae of butterflies, skippers and moths feed on the leaves. Flowers are wind pollinated. This plant is a significant source of food for upland gamebirds, waterfowl and songbirds. Carex spp., in general, are excellent an source of food for a variety of birds.