Carex vulpinoidea (Fox sedge)

Cool season, tall, native perennial grasslike. Grows in clumps in moist to wet meadows and marshes, and along edges of standing water in swamps, swales, lowland forests and wet ditches. Widely distributed and common species across much of the U.S. Pioneer species following land disturbance. May 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

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