Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

Muskingum Sedge, Palm Sedge

Plant Leaf

Full Plant

Plant Berry/Flower

Latin Name: Carex muskingumenis

Flower Description:

Yellow

FamilyCyperaceae
Season BloomJuly - August
HabitatPalm Sedge is widely-used in home landscaping for its attractive "palm" formation, clumping behavior and ability to tolerate full sun or full shade. It would make a good ground cover. It is easy to grow and care for best in in moist, fertile soil and partial sun. Like most Sedges, it spreads by rhizomes, forming colonies.
CyclePerennial
Height3'
Leaf DescriptionProduces rigid, erect stems to 20"
Soil Type Wet
Light Source Partial Shade, Sun
LocationWoodland