Carex hystericina (Porcupine Sedge)
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Carex hystericina

Porcupine Sedge

Moisture-loving species with fat bristly seedheads.

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 12-18 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Brown
Bloom Time: May,June
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 8
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Characteristics & Attributes for Carex hystericina

Attributes

Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun

Native Plant Community

Woodland
Wetland

Bloom Time

May
June

Flower Color

Brown

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Growth Rate

Average