Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Curley-styled Wood Sedge, Rosy Sedge

Curley-styled Wood Sedge, Rosy Sedge

Carex rosea

Part to full shade, medium to dry moisture level, loamy soil.  1 foot height, may spread by rhizomes.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Statewide

Cool season.  Narrow, fine textured leaves grow in thick clumps.  Named for the rosy color on a small part of its green seedheads.  Usually occurs in deciduous woodlands.  Can be used as a groundcover.


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