Carex stricta (Tussock Sedge)
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Carex stricta

Tussock Sedge

Prefers moist, shaded areas. Delicate foliage grows to form dense tufts. In wetter sites, the tuft forms above the water line. Spreads by rhizomes. Food for turtles, waterfowl. Tolerates seasonal flooding.

Height: 24-36 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Time: May
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 9
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Characteristics & Attributes for Carex stricta

Attributes

Emergent
Rain Garden Sun

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Woodland
Wetland

Bloom Time

May

Flower Color

Green

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Fine

Growth Rate

Average