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Carex pensylvanica

Common Oak Sedge

Short grass-like Sedge. Delicate and semi-evergreen with slender leaves and interesting flowers. Grows in shade or part sun. Prefers dry to well-drained soil. It can do well in more sunny locations with adequate moisture and can be used as a lawn substitute. Can be mowed as low as 2". Is clump-forming and will not create a solid mat.
Height: 8-12 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Time: April,May
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 7
Item # Crop Image Size Current
Inventory
20346.03 24 Flat 139
20346.1G #1 5986
20346.38 38 Flat 52
20346.PT 10 Flat 1904
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Plant Characteristics


Attributes
• Green Roof Semi Intensive
• Rain Garden Shade
Attracts Wildlife
• Attracts Butterflies
• Attracts Wildlife
Critter Resistance
• Deer Resistant
Plant Habit
• Spreading
Light Conditions
• Shade to Part Sun
Native Plant Community
• Savanna
• Woodland
Flower Color
• Green
Flower Hue
• Medium
Flower Height
• 8" to 12"
Flower Type
• Spike
Foliage Color
• Green
Leaf Texture
• Fine
Flower Form
• Single
Flower Size
• 1/4" or Less
Growth Rate
• Average
Origin
• Greater Midwest