Carex stipata

Common name: Common Fox Sedge

Native plant

Fox Sedge has a tight, clump forming habit.  Attractive seed heads and bright green leaves make it a great choice for rain gardens.  Under part shade conditions, this plant can tolerate drier conditions.

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Price Level: 
Perennial- Standard
Sizing Options: 
Flat of 32 (plugs)
Flat of 18 (pints)
1 Gallon

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Plant Details

Plant type

Sedge

Soil type

Mesic (Not too Wet Not too Dry), Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade, Shade

Bloom period

Spring

Urban environment

Harsh Exposure Tolerant, Road-side/Salt Tolerant, Yards that Flood

Habitat

Floodplain, Moist Woods, Prairie Grasslands, Savannas, Wetlands

Growth form

Colonizing / Spreading, Rhizomatous/stoloniferous

Growth rate

Fast

Flower color

Yellow Green

Fall color

None

Size

Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
1 Inches
Max height
3 Feet
Max width
1 Inches

Additional information

Rain garden suited

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