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Carex pensylvanica
Carex pensylvanica
Common Name: Oak sedge

With its tough disposition and spreading habit, this native grass makes an excellent shade groundcover. Fine texture and fountaining habit give this sedge a soft appearance that is lovely as an underplanting for bolder shade perennials or on its own as a shade lawn. Great in containers too! Easy to grow. Happiest in the company of oaks, but who isn't?

Height: 8-10 Inches
Spread: 12-18 Inches
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4-8