An attractive mounding sedge of wet areas, with insignificant green flowers from May-June. Seeds form interesting spiky ovals which persist on the plant into the fall or until eaten by wildlife. Leaves are grasslike, forming a stout, orderly clump. Tolerates wet soil, erosion, and is ideal in rain gardens, wet woodlands, and wet meadows. The seeds are eaten by waterfowl, including many species of ducks.
Native Range: NY south to FL, west to NM, and north to NE, IA, IL, and MI. Native to Canada in ON and BC. Considered rare in NY, NJ, and NE.
Germination - Easy: Cold Stratify 8 weeks.
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