- Very fine hair like foliage in a neat, fountaining clump.
- Spreads slowly by rhizomes to form a tidy dry shade groundcover.
- Low- maintenance lawn substitute.
- Best in pt.shade. Will tolerate sun.
- Category: Grasses, Natives, MD Native Plant
- Hardiness Zone: 3-7
- Height: 6-8 in
- Spread: 12-18 in
- Spacing: 18-24 in
- Foliage Color: Green
|•||can be planted under Black Walnut Trees|
|•||Maryland Native Plant|
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Additional Information about Carex appalachica
Good for soil stabilization and erosion control, prefers dry areas with some shade.
In late spring a few flower spikes are scattered on culms held above the foliage. Provides nectar to insects and seed to native birds.