Carex lacustris (Common Lake Sedge)
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Carex lacustris

Common Lake Sedge

Wetland Sedge with bluish-green foliage. Will grow in full sun or part shade. Spreads by rhizomes. Food source for waterfowl. Tolerates seasonal flooding.

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Time: May
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 6
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Characteristics & Attributes for Carex lacustris

Attributes

Emergent
Rain Garden Shade
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Wet Prairie
Wet Woodland
Wetland

Bloom Time

May

Flower Color

Green

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Height

4' to 6'

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Flower Form

Single

Growth Rate

Average