Carex granularis

Carex granularis

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Pale Sedge Category:

Description

Key Information:

Soil: Hydric (Wet) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Shade
Height: Up to 2 feet
Type: Cool season, perennial, bunch grass, short rhizomes and coarse fibrous root system.

More Details:

Suggested Uses: Prefers loam or clay-loam soil, but tolerates rocky and gravelly alkaline soils. It can be found in the openings in woodlands, edges of swamps, fens, moist prairies, and a variety of other moist habitats.

Native Range: Native to the eastern half of the U.S. Native to Minnesota!

Wildlife Uses: Carex spp. are wind pollinated but still attractive and beneficial to many species of butterflies, skippers and moths which feed on the leaves.  They are excellent an source of food for a variety of birds.

Other Name: Meadow Sedge, Limestone Meadow Sedge

More information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs
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