Carex lupulina

Hop Sedge



This sedge is similar to C. intumescens. Unlike C. intumescens, it has longer spikes. Forms clumps and grows erect in stature. Prefers sun and moist to wet soils.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Late May to August
Fruit Timing:Mid June to mid September
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Wet
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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