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Carex stricta

Tussock Sedge

A wetland native this bright green plant forms a grassy mound that is straw-colored at the base. Plants spread via rhizomes to form a deer-resistant groundcover for meadows, bogs, wetlands and stream edges. Great for erosion control.

Prefers sun to partial shade and moist to very wet soils.

Height:

24-36 Inches

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Spread:

36-60 Inches

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Hardiness Zone:

4-8

Characteristics & Attributes

Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Exposure
Full Sun
Sun/Light Shade
Light Shade
Partial Shade
Soil Moisture Preference
Moist/Well-Drained
Moist
Wet
Flowering Months
May
June
Foliage Color
Green
Attributes
Bog
Coastal
East-Coast Native
Evergreen
Ground Cover
Naturalizing
Carex stricta (Tussock Sedge)