Carex obnupta

Large, bushy sedge with evergreen leaves. Blooms in early summer. Spreads by rhizomes.

Slough sedge © Seven Oaks
Slough Sedge at the nursery © Seven Oaks
  • Slough sedge © Seven Oaks
  • Slough Sedge at the nursery © Seven Oaks

Plant Details

Habitat:
Riparian Forests
Shrub Swamp
Shallow Marsh
Wet Prairie
Mature Height:
2-5 ft.
Shade Preference:
Full Sun, Partial Shade,
Soil Tolerance:
moist soils to standing water
Special Uses:
Erosion control. Streambank stabilization. Food and cover for wildlife.