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Native Wetland Plants

Carex grayi

Gray's Sedge

More About Gray's Sedge

This clump forming bold textured sedge has medium green foliage and a decorative seed head resembling medieval weaponry. It is commonly found in shady moist habitat and is perfect for a woodland water garden.

Bloom Color

White

Carex grayi Characteristics & Attributes

Exposure
Sun
Partial Shade
Shade
Mature Height
1' - 2'
Spread Characteristics
Clumping
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Pond Zonation
Flood Plain - Upland
High Marsh - Saturated Soil
Foliage Color
Green
Wildlife Benefits
Amphibians
Cover
Food
Nesting
Waterfowl
Critter Resistance
Deer Resistant
Goose Resistant
Wetland Indicator Status
FACW+
Plant Type
Bog/Marsh
Marginal
Sedge
Attributes
Container
Cut Flower
Dried Flower
Drought Tolerant
Erosion Control
Mass Planting
Native
Naturalizing
Storm Water Basin
USDA Hardiness Zone
3
4
5
6
7
8