Fen Wiregrass SedgeCarex lasiocarpa subsp. americana
Recommended Planting Range
Life Form: Grasses, Sedges and Rushes
Exposure: Full Sun
Height: 2.0-3.5 ft
Spacing: 2-3 ft
(previously: Carex lasiocarpa)
Wiregrass is the distinctive, wiry-stemmed sedge that dominates cranberry "bogs" or moderately acidic peatlands that have a carpet of sphagnum mosses. It grows on sedge peat or acidic sphagnum peat. It spreads by rhizomes, but it doesn't form dense patches.