Carex hystericina, Porcupine Sedge

Porcupine Sedge fruit

Porcupine Sedge, sometimes called Bottlebrush Sedge, is a good-looking sedge of sunny wetlands. Growing throughout most of Minnesota, this sedge would make a fine addition to your rain garden, wet meadow renovation project, wetland edges, stream or pond side plantings.

Blooms: bright green, June

Height: 2 to 3 feet

Conditions: sun to pt sun, wet to consistently moist soils

Dried fruit.