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Palm sedge forms dense clumps and is a good choice for wetland areas and stormwater management projects.

Palm sedge forms dense clumps and is a good choice for wetland areas and stormwater management projects. Typical inventory plug USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Carex muskingumensis

Palm sedge

This distinctive sedge resembles a miniature palm. It does best in moist to wet soil in partial shade to full sun. Slow and creeping, will form dense clumps. 


Height:

2 ft

Spread:

2-3 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:

4-7

Bloom Color:

Green, Tan

Carex muskingumensis Characteristics

Exposure

  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Attributes

  • Drought Tolerant
  • Naturalizing

Flowering Months

  • July

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CAMU9