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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Pricing

Pricing information for
Per unit for pint growing method $4
Flats $45

Plant Details

Plant type

Sedge

Soil type

Moist Mesic, Wet

Light exposure

Full Sun, Partial Sun

Bloom period

Spring

Environment

Floodplain

General information

Mature height
1 Feet
Mature width
1 Inches
Max height
4 Feet
Max width
1 Inches
Growth rate
Fast
Flower color
Yellow Green

Additional information

Rain garden suited

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