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Carex lupulina

Hop sedge

Carex lupulina, Hop sedge,  is a tall, shade tolerant sedge that has similar but longer seed heads than Carex intumescens.  Hop sedge has a clump forming erect stature that makes it a nice accent in a shady woodland water garden.  Hop sedge also performs well in wetland restorations.  Grows 3-4’ tall.

  • »  Loose clumping green foliage with 'hop like' seed heads
  • »  Bottomland woodlands and streamside habitat

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Detailed Description for Carex

Carex lupulina, Hop sedge,  is a tall, shade tolerant sedge that has similar but longer seed heads than Carex intumescens.  Hop sedge has a clump forming erect stature that makes it a nice accent in a shady woodland water garden.  Hop sedge also performs well in wetland restorations.  Grows 3-4’ tall.