Sun: Full to partial sun

Moisture: Medium-wet to wet

Height: 1.5-3'

Genotype: Winona, MN (shares a Level II ecosystem, Mixed Woods Plains, with Southeastern Michigan).

 

This attractive perennial sedge produces a lush tuft of arching slender leaves. Host plant to the Eyed Brown butterfly and several skipper butterflies. Nice for rain gardens; tolerates temporary flooding. Sedges (and grasses) were the preferred food of the mammoths that once lived in Michigan.

Sedge: Carex vulpinoidea (Fox Sedge)

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