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A.k.a. Pennsylvania sedge. A short sedge coveted for its ability to form colonies in shady and dry conditions! Primarily spreads by running, but may also reseed in favorable conditions.


Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade, Shade

Soil Moisture: Mesic, Dry Mesic, Dry

Soil Type: Sandy Loam, Loose Loam

Height: .5’-1'

Leaf Texture: Fine

Bloom Time: May-Jun

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Hosts a couple of miner moths, grasshoppers, leafhoppers, and aphids. Ground feeding birds such as turkey, grouse, towhee, and sparrows eat the seeds.

Oak Sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
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