Flowering from May through July, green flowers turn to brown/bronze seed heads and persist through the fall, a robust tuft forming sedge developing 2 foot wide clumps up to 3 feet tall, long narrow leaves less than 1/4 inch wide, tolerates regular inundation up to 6 inches, food for many bird species and mammals, host of several butterflies, skippers & moths including the Eyed Brown ((Satyrodes eurydice)) and the Mulberry Wing (Poanes massasoit), Salt tolerant , tolerates a wide range of soils (sand, silt, gravel, loam, clay), good for erosion control and Rain gardens.
1-3 foot tall
Plant Hardiness Zones: 3a-9b
Native Range: across all s CN provinces & present in every state of the Union except AL, HI, & UT
Germination - Easy: Plant outdoors in winter or Cold Stratify 8 weeks
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