Northeast Pollinator Plants
Ground Cover: Carex pensylvanica (Pennsylvania Sedge)
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Common Name: Pennsylvania Sedge
Use: 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: 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, Mid-Atlantic, Southern and Midwestern US: USDA Native Plants Map