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Soil: Mesic (Medium) – Xeric (Dry). Drought tolerant.
Sun: Full Sun – Shade
Type: Cool season.
Suggested Uses: This low-growing, narrow-leaved Carex is drought tolerant. Grows in loose colonies which spread primarily by rhizomes. Disturbance-tolerant species. Great for shoreline and natural settings where low-growing vegetation is desired. The narrow leaves provide fine texture to any landscape. Great option for ground cover. Grows well under evergreens. Deer resistant.
Native Range: Native to the Midwest, New England and Appalachia.
Wildlife Uses: Excellent pollinator sedge! Supports many native butterflies and moths. Provides habitat for upland gamebirds and songbirds.
More information: USDA plant profile
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Shade, Dry Soil, Mesic Soil, Cool Season, Short Height
Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Attract Butterflies, Green Roofs