Carex bicknellii

Carex bicknellii


Photo credit: Jay Sturner, via Wikimedia Commons

Copper-Shouldered Oval S Category:


Soil: Mesic (Medium) to Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full
Height: 3′
Type: Cool-season, root system is fibrous and rhizomatous.

Suggested Uses:

A nice landscape plant for shoreline restoration. This is a sedge for drier soil. This one is stiff-like, but finer in texture than many of the sedges. Does not like competition from tall forbes.

Interesting Facts:

Wildlife: Upland gamebirds enjoy the seeds of this sedge. This sedge also provides food for butterfly larvae.


Other info: The root system is both fibrous and rhizomatous.

Other Names:

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs