Carex microptera (Small-winged sedge)

Cool season native perennial that grows in bunches. Occurs in wet meadows, saturated soils and streambanks. Slow to establish. Found at 5,000 to 10,000 ft. elevation. Low forage value and intolerant of shade.

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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: 12-24 in.

Annual Precipitation: 10 in.

Drought Tolerance: None

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

Elevation: 5,000-10,000ft

Wetland Indicator Status: FAC

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance: 

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: Yes

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: No

Salinity Tolerance: No

CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

pH Range: 5.6-7.4


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 847,000

Seeding Rate: 2-3 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Spring/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

None