top of page
Drooping Woodland Sedge
  • Drooping Woodland Sedge

    Carex arctata

    Laîche arctique

     

    Drooping Woodland Sedge is a hardy perennial that thrives in a range of shady conditions, from upland Maple and Beech-dominant forests to moist Cedar and Hemlock forests. It's slender basal leaves form dense tufts, providing a verdant ground cover. In late spring to early summer, this sedge produces nodding greenish-brown flower spikes that add subtle interest to its surroundings. This native sedge plays a crucial role in stabilizing soil and preventing erosion on slopes, and is moderately tolerant of foot traffic and soil compaction.

     

    Associates: Try planting this species with Barren Strawberry (Geum fragarioides), Wild Ginger (Asarum canadense), and Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis) woodland gardens.

     

    Native Status in Ontario: Native

     

    Find more information here at Network of Nature.

     

    Photo Credit: Zack Harris

      C$7.00Price
      Excluding Sales Tax
      bottom of page