Also called Sedge Hop
More About Carex pseudocyperus
- Tuft-forming grass with an upright, cascading habit
- Leaves are yellow-green, about 6 mm wide and triangular in cross section
- Spikes of tiny green or brown flowers
- Seed heads droop downward in clumps of 2-6 spikelets, up to 8 cm long
- Bloom Time: June to August
- 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.
Cypress Sedge Growing and Maintenance Tips
Best grown in full sun to partial shade in moist to wet conditions, like standing water. Colonizes slowly by rhizomes.
Carex pseudocyperus Characteristics
Soil MoistureMoist to Wet Soils
Wetland (Root submerged)
Landscape usesWoodland/woods edge