Long Sedge

Carex folliculata



Another Cyperaceae family member that prefers to grow in peaty areas. The plant grows in clumps. The stem is thin and triangular. The male flower cluster is club shaped and at the top of stems, while the female flower clusters are spaced out along the stem.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Northern Long Sedge
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Late May to late July
Fruit Timing:Late May to late July, old fruit to late September
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Sandy
Soil Moisture:Moist
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Moist

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