Carex squarrosa / Squarrose Sedge


Squarrose sedge is a grass-like plant of wet meadows, marshes, and swamps with a compact, upright form and a seedhead that looks like a medieval mace. Pretty in flower, it compliments native plantings and restorations with its vertical architecture and structural strength. Host plant for the Appalachian brown butterfly. Deer resistant.


Height: 2′    Blooms: May

Habitat: Moist to wet, sun to part sun

Provenance: NJ


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