Carex comosa (Bristly Sedge) is a great plant for the rain garden because of its neat compact habit. This sedge is cool-season wetland sedge that reaches about two feet high. Typically Carex comosa is found in wet prairies to shallow and deep marshes associating with a wide array of plants. Many moths, butterflies, and skippers use it as larval food and several species of birds consume the seeds.
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