Also called Yellow Sedge
More About Carex pensylvanica
- Small clump-forming grass with a mounding, cascading habit
- Bright green foliage
- Small, mostly inconspicuous flowers, are showy for a short time
- Birds will feed on seeds
- Bloom Time: Spring
- Grass Type: Cool season
Cool Season Grasses: These grasses do the majority of their growing in early spring and start again when temperatures start to cool in the fall. During the warmer summer months, they stop growing and some will even go dormant. Cool season grasses flower in the spring or early summer. Most cool season grasses grow best in a consistently moist soil.
Oak Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips
This abnormal sedge tolerates full sun to full shade in an average to dry, well-drained soil.
Carex pensylvanica Characteristics
Average to Dry Soils