Carex athrostachya (Slenderbeak sedge)

Cool-season, native, densely bunched, perennial grasslike. Often abundant in wetlands and seasonally wet areas such as meadows, marshes, pond and lake margins, usually colonizing below the high water line. Found from lowlands to moderate mountain elevations. Native in Alaska and central Canada as well.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Cyperaceae

Duration: Perennial, long lived

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Native

Season: Cool season

Growth Form: Bunchgrass

Mature Height: 24 in.

Annual Precipitation: 14+ in.

Drought Tolerance: None

Shade Tolerance: Medium

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status: FACW

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture:

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Low

pH Range: 5.8-7.2


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound:

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

Season: Spring/Summer

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

None