Carex muskingumensis (Palm Sedge)
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Carex muskingumensis

Palm Sedge

Foliage resembles clusters of palm trees, turns yellow after first frost and persists through winter. Flower spikes are held clear of the foliage. Food source for waterfowl.

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Moist/Well Drained
Flower Color: Brown
Bloom Time: May,June,July
Hardiness Zone: 4 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Carex muskingumensis

Attributes

Drought Tolerant
Fall Color
Rain Garden Shade
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Wildlife

Critter Resistance

Deer Resistant

Plant Habit

Rounded

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Mesic Prairie
Woodland
Wetland

Bloom Time

May
June
July

Flower Color

Brown

Flower Hue

Medium

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Prune Time

Jan/Feb/March

Growth Rate

Average