Carex pensylvanica (Common Oak Sedge)
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Carex pensylvanica

Common Oak Sedge

Short grass-like Sedge. Delicate and semi-evergreen with slender leaves and interesting flowers. Grows in shade or part sun. Prefers dry to well-drained soil. It can do well in more sunny locations with adequate moisture and can be used as a lawn substitute. Can be mowed as low as 2". Is clump-forming and will not create a solid mat.
Height: 8-12 in
Width: 18-24 in
Soil Conditions: Dry
Flower Color: Green
Bloom Time: April,May
Hardiness Zone: 3 TO 7
ITEM # CROP IMAGE SIZE CURRENT AVAIL
20346.03 24 Flat 0
20346.1G #1 5633
20346.38 38 Flat 0
20346.PT 10 Flat 0
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Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes
Green Roof Semi Intensive
Rain Garden Shade
Attracts Wildlife
Attracts Butterflies
Attracts Wildlife
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Plant Habit
Spreading
Light Conditions
Shade to Part Sun
Native Plant Community
Savanna
Woodland
Flower Color
Green
Flower Hue
Medium
Flower Height
8" to 12"
Flower Type
Spike
Foliage Color
Green
Leaf Texture
Fine
Flower Form
Single
Flower Size
1/4" or Less
Growth Rate
Average
Origin
Greater Midwest

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Carex pensylvanica