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Carex muskingumensis (Muskingum sedge)
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Carex muskingumensis

Muskingum sedge or palm sedge

Cool season grass
Wetland Indicator Status, Region 1: OBL

Naturally occuring in moist habitats such as low, swampy woods and wet meadows, but will tolerate some drought.

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Height

2-3 Feet

Spread

2-3 Feet

Spacing

12 Inches

Bloom Color

Green

USDA Hardiness Zone 4-8

Muskingum sedge Interesting Notes

Named for the Muskingum River in Ohio.

Native Distribution

Carex muskingumensis Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in dappled to full shade; will grow in full sun with consistent moisture.  Spreads via rhizomes, often forming large colonies.

Key Characteristics & Attributes

Full Shade
Full Shade
Part Sun
Part Sun
Moist
Moist
Summer
Summer

Additional Information

Soil Moisture Needs
Wet
Average
Plug Type
Landscape Plug™
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Late Spring / Early Summer
Green Infrastructure
Bioretention/Rain Garden
Meadow/Prairie
Woodland
Attributes
Native to North America
Propagation Type
Open pollinated
Grass Type
Cool Season