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Creek sedge is compact, excellent for woodland areas and shade gardens.

Creek sedge is compact, excellent for woodland areas and shade gardens. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov, 5 December 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA. Typical inventory plug

Carex amphibola

Creek sedge

A compact and vigorous clump, with shiny semi-evergreen foliage. Excellent choice for the woodland or shade garden. Very adaptable. Host plant for some Skippers, and seeds are eaten by several reptiles.


Height:

12-18 in

USDA Hardiness Zone:

3-9

Bloom Color:

Green

Carex amphibola Characteristics

Exposure

  • Partial Shade to Full Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Flowering Months

  • March
  • June
  • May
  • April

Foliage Color

  • Green

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CAAM8