Plant types and subtypes: Grasses, Sedges, Wetland Grasses, Ornamental Grasses
Light Requirements: sun, part-sun
Water Use: high
Soil Moisture: wet
Soil Description: neutral, alkaline, average, loam, clay, sand
Bloom Time: June, July
Bloom Color: green
Leaf Color: green
Hardiness Zone: 3, 4, 5, 6
Additional Tags: attracts birds, bog plant, colonizing, naturalizing, ornamental foliage, pond margin plant, stream margin plant, wetland plant
Pricing & Availability
Carex bebbiiAlso known as:
Bebb's oval sedge
Wetland indicator status: OBL: almost always occur in wetlands.
Carex bebbii is a marginal wetland species found at the edges of ponds, streams, marshes, bogs, and freshwater wetlands. A hardy cool season grass. Zones 3-6
Propagate from seed.
Carex bebbii is unusual among sedges because plants started from seed, can reach reproductive maturity that same year. A good choice for riparian and wetland restoration.
Native Range & Classification
Recorded County Distribution: USDA data
CO, CT, IA, ID, IL, IN, MA, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NY, OH, OR, PA, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI, WY
USDA Endangered Status:
- Endangered: PA
- Threatened: IN, NH
|Species||Carex bebbii||Bebb's sedge|