Carex vestita

Velvet Sedge



Sedge that grows in meadows or open woods. Likes moist, sandy or gravelly soil. Can be distinguished by hairy perigynia and lack of a sheath on its lowest spike.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Early May to late July
Fruit Timing:Early may to late July
Global and State Rank:G5, S4
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Dry
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Partial shade
Light Range:Partial Shade
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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