Carex sprengelii

Carex sprengelii


Sprengel's Sedge Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Hydric (Moist) – Mesic (Medium-dry)
Sun: Part Sun – Shade
Height: 1-2 feet
Type: Cool season

More Details:

Suggested Uses: This finely textured sedge is a favorite for shoreline restoration. It has a lovely form with dropping seed heads. Grows well on soils that are moist to dry and dappled or full shade. Great in woodland gardens, including those under evergreens. Deer resistant.

Native Range: Native throughout U.S. northern latitudes and Canada.

Wildlife Value: 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 including both song birds and waterfowl.

Other Name: Long-Beaked Sedge

More information: USDA plant profile

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs

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