A wetland sedge that puts on obvious brown spikelets. It’s bunching habit and mildly contrasting foliage color makes it showy to some extent and excellent for borders and pond-edge plantings.

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun/Shade

Soil Moisture: Wet, Wet Mesic

Soil Type: Loam

Height: 2'-3'

Bloom Time: May

Root Type: Rhizome

Notable Wildlife Interactions: Flowers are wind pollinated and do not attract insects. Hosts a few butterflies, skippers, and moths such as the eyed brown butterfly, dun skipper, and tufted sedge moth, as well as a few smaller insects. Seeds are important food for game birds, waterfowl, and some songbirds. Roots are occasionally eaten by moles.

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