Soil: Hydric (Wet) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 1-4 feet
Type: Cool season
Suggested Uses: An excellent choice for shoreline restoration and rain gardens! Can grow in standing water. Great for use in a water garden or pond. Very unique and beautiful seed heads.
Native Range: Native to the eastern half of the U.S.
Wildlife: This sedge makes good nesting material for waterfowl and also is a larval food source and nectar source for several species of moths as well as brown butterflies.
Other Info: Also known for use in rug making.
Other Names: Upright Sedge
More information: USDA plant profile