Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Cattail Sedge

Cattail Sedge

Carex typhina

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.


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