Carex lacustris (Common Lake Sedge)
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Carex lacustris (NGN)

Common Lake Sedge

Wetland Sedge with bluish-green foliage. Will grow in full sun or part shade. Spreads by rhizomes. Food source for waterfowl. Tolerates seasonal flooding.
Height: 3-4 ft
Width: 24-36 in
Soil Conditions: Moist
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Time: May
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 6
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Emergent
Rain Garden Shade
Rain Garden Sun
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Wildlife
Plant Habit
Upright
Light Conditions
Sun to Part Shade
Native Plant Community
Woodland
Wet Woodland
Wetland
Flower Color
Green
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
4' to 6'
Flower Type
Spike
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Medium
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
3" to 4"
Growth Rate
Average

Possible Substitution Plants

Juncus effusus
Scirpus atrovirens
Cinna arundinacea
Calamagrostis canadensis
Carex atherodes