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A woodland sedge that makes a nice groundcover.

A woodland sedge that makes a nice groundcover. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Carex plantaginea

Seersucker sedge

Carex plantaginea is a semi-evergreen sedge with shiny, deep green foliage with seersucker texture. Makes a good groundcover in shady areas in moist soils. Limited supply.


Height:

6-12 in

Spread:

10-12 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

5-8

Bloom Color:

Green

Carex plantaginea Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Shade to Full Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist

Attributes

  • Rock Garden
  • Ground Cover

Flowering Months

  • May

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CAPL4