Fuzzy Wuzzy Sedge

Carex hirsutella



A tufted member of Cyperaceae with distinctly hairy leaves. Sheaths are green to red-brown. This plant grows in uplands in neutral to alkaline soils. It prefers dry to moist soils.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Hairy-leaved Sedge
Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Fruit Timing:Early June to early July
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Dry, Moist
Soil pH:Neutral, Slightly Alkaline, Alkaline
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun to partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade, Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry, Moist

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