Porcupine Sedge (Carex hystericina), is a native sedge that enjoys full sun and wet soil conditions. It can tolerate occasional flooding.
An important food source for water loving insects and waterfowl.
Carex hystericina is a low-growing wetland sedge that forms attractive clumps of fine-leaved vegetation.
This water loving species is useful in bioswales and sites requiring water mitigation. It is also helpful in controlling erosion along stream and pond banks.