Soil: Hydric (Wet) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 3 feet
Type: Cool season.
Suggested Uses: An excellent choice for landscaping, shoreline restoration and rain gardens! Good for use in wet to moist clay loam, but grows on sandy and gravelly soils as well. Provides good cover for wetland animals. Beautiful foliage and seed heads.
Native Range: Native throughout the U.S.
Wildlife: Provides nesting material and food for waterfowl. It is the host plant for several skipper butterfly species.
Other Names: Brown Fox Sedge
More information: USDA plant profile
Full Sun, Partial Sun, Mesic Soil, Wet Soil, Cool Season, Medium Height
Attract Butterflies, Clay Soil, Sandy Soil, Shoreline, Erosion Control, Green Roofs