Carex bicknellii (Copper-shouldered Oval Sedge)
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Carex bicknellii

Copper-shouldered Oval Sedge

Spikelets are extended at the base like an ice cream cone. Wide winged seed sacs are translucent. Attracts game, songbirds and small mammals. Not salt tolerant

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Time: April,May,June
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 7
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Characteristics & Attributes for Carex bicknellii

Attributes

Green Roof Semi Intensive
Rain Garden Shade
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Rounded

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Dry Prairie
Mesic Prairie
Savanna
Woodland

Bloom Time

April
May
June

Flower Color

Green

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Fine

Growth Rate

Average