Carex muskingumensis
(palm sedge, muskingum sedge)
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Category: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes

Height: Groundcover, 12 – 24 inches


Spread:  24 inches


Location: Bottom, Sides


Native Status: KS, IA


Comments & Cautions:
will flop in full shade; performs best with consistent moisture; not widely available commercially


Recommended For:

  • Bioretention and Rain Gardens

This plant prefers that the level of moisture in your soil be: Wet or Moist or Average

This plant prefers Loam or Clay soil.

This plant DOES have a salt tolerance.


Bloom and Interest Season:

Jan
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Plant Form

mounded, dense, clump-forming; spreads by rhizomes and seed; groundcover

Foliage

light green, grass-like leaves; yellow after frost; medium-fine texture

Flowers

insignificant; arching tan seed heads persist through summer

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