Carex vulpinoidea (Fox sedge)

Cool season, tall standing, native perennial grows in clumps. Found along edges of open water, on moist open ground, and in standing water in swamps, swales, lowland forests and wet ditches. Very widely distributed across much of the U.S. Acts as a pioneer species following disturbance. Can be aggressive in some wetland habitats.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Cyperaceae

Duration: Perennials, long lived

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Native

Season: Cool season

Growth Form: Bunchgrass

Mature Height: 38 in.

Annual Precipitation: 12-65 in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Intermediate

Elevation:

Wetland Indicator Status: OBL

Fire Resistance: Yes

Fire Tolerance: Low

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: None

CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

pH Range: 6.8-8.9


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 1,112,000

Seeding Rate: 22 PLS lbs/acre

Season: Spring/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

None