Fox Sedge (Carex vulpinoidea)
A robust, adaptable sedge with a clumped form that makes it ideal for landscape borders. Spreads well in disturbed habitats, so is well suited for naturalizing disturbed areas.
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade
Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic, Mesic, Dry Mesic
Soil Type: Adaptable
Leaf Texture: Fine
Bloom Time: May-Jun
Root Type: Rhizome
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.