Carex stricta

Common name: Common Tussock Sedge

Native plant

Common Tussock Sedge is a dense clump-forming sedge with attractive foliage. Leaves are whip-like and dark green, and seed heads are cylindrical, though not showy.  Plants have a tendency to form dense colonies, providing great cover for wrens and other wildlife.  Seeds are an important food source for many wetland birds. 

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Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

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Plant Details

Plant type

Sedge

Soil type

Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun / Part Shade

Bloom period

Spring

Urban environment

Yards that Flood

Growth rate

Fast

Flower color

Yellow Green

Size

Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
1 Inches
Max height
4 Feet
Max width
1 Inches

Additional information

Rain garden suited

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