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Carex trichocarpa

Hairy-fruited Lake Sedge

Rhizomatous; spreads aggressively, therefore may not be suitable for small landscape plantings. Cool-season; actively growing during the spring and fall when soil temperatures are cool.

Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Time: June,July,August
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 6
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Characteristics & Attributes for Carex trichocarpa

Attributes

Emergent

Attracts Wildlife

Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Pollinators
Attracts Wildlife

Plant Habit

Upright

Light Conditions

Sun to Part Shade

Native Plant Community

Wetland

Bloom Time

June
July
August

Flower Color

Green

Flower Hue

Light

Flower Height

3' to 4'

Flower Type

Spike

Foliage Color

Green

Leaf Texture

Medium

Growth Rate

Average