This sedge is a grass-like perennial sporting long bright green leaves that form a dense clump with a cascading fountain-like form. This non-invasive sedge is perfect for the perennial bed or the waters edge and its long beaked seeds are attractive and prized by birds and other landscape critters.
Excellent ground cover for dry shade
Provides seasonal cover for birds and other woodland wildlife
Birds and small mammals feed on the seed
Moist woodlands and stream banks from Maine west to Wyoming and south to the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic
Seeds come in all shapes and sizes with Sprengel's Sedge having one of the most uncommon. Its extremely long perigynia makes the seed head look hairy but it really attracts a crowd of birds!