TYPE: Perennial sedge
HEIGHT: 1 - 3 feet
HABITAT: Wet meadows, pond edges
SEEDING RATE: 6-8 lbs per acre with approximately
2,000,000 seeds per lb
STRATIFICATION: Requires 60 days of cold
A native grass-like sedge that grows in moist low grounds and withstands fluctuating levels of water. It produces an abundance of seeds which are consumed by wildlife along with the plant. The roots form a thick mass which help with erosion control.
Planting instructions: For general ground prep (click here.) Best planted in the fall. Sow on or near the surface.