Soil: Hydric (Wet)
Sun: Full Sun
Height: 1-2 feet
Type: Cool season
Suggested Uses: This is an excellent, coarse-textured sedge for shoreline restoration, rain gardens and other landscaping projects. A common sedge species to find in bogs.
Wildlife: The fruits or seeds of this sedge are eaten by waterfowl.
Native Range: Native to the Great Lakes, New England and scattered locations around the contiguous U.S.
Other Name: Longhair Sedge
More information: USDA plant profile
Photo credit: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS