Carex granularis

Carex granularis


Photo credit: A. A. Reznicek

Pale Sedge Category:


Soil: Hydric (Wet) to Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Height: 2′
Type: Cool season, perennial, bunch grass, short rhizomes and coarse fibrous root system.

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, moist prairies, and a variety of other moist habitats.

Wildlife Uses: Butterfly and Moth larvae feed on the foliage. Its seeds are a significant food source for upland gamebirds, waterfowl, and songbirds.


Other Name: Meadow Sedge

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs