Oak Sedge (Carex pensylvanica)
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
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.