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Carex atherodes

Hairy-leaved Lake Sedge

The distinguishing features of this species are the separate male and female spikes, the sharply 2-toothed beak of the perigynium and the hairy leaves

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Time: June,July,August
Hardiness Zone: 2 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Carex atherodes

Attributes

Emergent
Rain Garden Shade
Rain Garden Sun

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Wet Prairie
Wetland

Bloom Time

June
July
August

Flower Color

Green

Flower Type

Insignificant

Foliage Color

Green

Growth Rate

Average