Native Plant Database

Callicarpa americana. Photo: Mervin Wallace

Pennsylvania Sedge

Carex pennsylvanica
Plant Type:
Native Environment:
Season of Interest:
Main Color: Green
Fall Color:
Hardy From Zone:
Hardy To Zone:
Sun Exposure 
Soil
Moisture
Moderate
Nature Attracting
Wildlife Benefit
Animal
Resistance
Size

Height:

8 to
10
inches

Spread:

18 to
inches
Size
Height: 8 to
10
inches
Spread: 18 to
inches
Size
Height: 8 to
10
inches
Spread: 18 to
inches
Typical Landscape Use
Low-maintenance ground cover for partly shaded, dry to average sites with well-drained soil.
Establishment and Care Instructions
Dense, spreading ground cover habitat minimizes need for weeding. For partly shaded sites with dry to average, well-drained soil.
Special Features
Special Usage
Ground Cover
Basic Description

Low-growing perennial ground cover for performing well in wide array of soil and moisture types.

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