Soil: Xeric (Dry)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Type: Cool-season, perennial, clump-forming.
Suggested Uses: Beautiful short, bright green fountain-like sedge. Excellent plant for landscaping purposes. Does well in a shade garden and tolerates a variety of soil types. Nice for the woodland rock garden! Deer tolerant. Drought tolerant.
Wildlife: Carex spp. are wind pollinated but still attractive and beneficial to many species of butterflies, moths and other beneficial insects which feed on the leaves. They are an excellent source of food for a variety of birds.
Native Range: Native to scattered regions throughout the U.S. and Minnesota.
More Info: Primarily found on wooded ridges and bluffs and may be found in mixed deciduous/conifer forests.
Other name: Bristleleaf Sedge
More Information: USDA PLANT profile