Northeast Pollinator Plants
Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Sedge)
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Common Name: Pennsylvania Sedge
Use: Ground Cover, Garden or Naturalizing
Light: Full to Part Shade
Hardiness Zone: 3 to 8 USDA Zone Map
Soils: Dry to Moist
Flower Time: May - June
Flower Color: Greenish
Height: .5 - 1 ft.
Notes: Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Sedge) can serve as an excellent ground cover for pollinator and/or rain gardens in part to full shade, forming loose thickets, spreading by rhizomes, allowing taller established perennials to thrive.
Native to the parts of the Northeastern (rare in much of ME), Mid-Atlantic, Southern and Midwestern US: Biota of North America Program (BONAP) – North American Plant Atlas (NAPA).