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Full to part sun, wet to moderately wet moisture level, adaptable to most soils except rocky, moderately acid to neutral pH. 1-2 feet height, spreads slowly by re-seeding and aggressively by rhizomes.
Germination Code: C(60)
Native Region: Lightly statewide, primarily in West and Middle Tennessee
Cool season. Neat, clump-forming sedge that looks like a miniature cattail. Decorative seedheads persist into the winter months.