A wetland sedge that tolerates occasional standing water. Requires constant moisture when growing in full sun.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic

Soil Type: Loam, Silt-loam

Height: 2'-3'

Leaf Texture: Fine

Bloom Time: May-Jun

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Hosts several butterflies, skippers, and moths including the eyed brown butterfly. Feeds many grasshoppers, leafhoppers, and aquatic insects. Generally not grazed by mammals.

Crested Sedge (Carex cristatella)

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