A robust sedge that spreads well in disturbed habitats, so is well suited for naturalizeing disturbed areas.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic, Mesic

Soil Type: Adaptable

Height: 2'-3'

Leaf Texture: Fine

Bloom Time: May-Jun

Root Type: Rhisome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Hosts several species of grasshopper, katydid, skippers, and smaller insects. Wetland birds and seed eating songbirds feed on the seeds, and swans and geese browse foliage. Colonies provide valuable cover for wetland species, including nesting habitat for sedge wrens.

Fox Sedge (Carex vulpinoidea)

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