Carex comosa - Longhair Sedge


Carex comosa, also known as the Bristly Sedge, is a wetland sedge native to most of North America that are loved by birds, caterpillars and skippers!

Type: Rush or Sedge
Family: Cyperaceae
Zone: 4 to 8
Height: 2.00 to 3.00 feet
Spread: 1.50 to 3.00 feet
Bloom Time: July to August
Bloom Description: Greenish-brown
Sun: Full sun to part shade
Water: Medium to wet
Maintenance: Low
Suggested Use: Rain Garden, Bioswale, Wetland restoration
Flower: Insignificant
Leaf: Evergreen
Tolerate: Deer