- 2023 Indiana Natives
- Sedge - Common Tussock (Carex stricta)
Sedge - Common Tussock (Carex stricta)
Common Tussock Sedge actively grows during the spring and fall when soil temperatures are cool. Carex stricta is a sedge for mesic areas. A few associated Lepidoptera species are Bog Lithacondia moth, Black Dash, Appalachian Brown, Eyed Brown, and Mulberry Wing.
Sun Exposure - Full, Partial
Soil Moisture - Wet, Medium-Wet
Height - 3 feet
Bloom Time - June, July
Photo courtesy of Prairie Moon Nursery.