Carex stricta (Tussock Sedge)
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Carex stricta (NGN)

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
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
22553.1G #1 231
22553.38 38 Flat 67
22553.PT 10 Flat 10
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Rain Garden Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Wildlife
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Native Plant Community
Woodland
Wetland
Flower Color
Green
Flower Hue
Light
Flower Height
24" to 36"
Flower Type
Spike
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Fine
Flower Size
1/4" or Less
Growth Rate
Average

Possible Substitution Plants

Carex lupulina
Carex bebbii
Carex comosa
Carex retrorsa
Juncus torreyi
Carex lupuliformis