Long-beaked Sedge

A very ornamental woodland sedge.

LONG-BEAKED SEDGE (Carex sprengelii)

A very ornamental woodland sedge that grows in large, circular tufts. The pendulous seed heads bear long-stalked clusters of large, beaked fruits that dangle from the main stalk.

Grows with star sedge, downy wood violet, and sweet-scented bedstraw.

Life Cycle: perennial
Sun Exposure: part shade – sun
Fruiting Period: June – July
Height: 1 – 2 ft
Soil: medium – moist