Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge, Native Grasses, Perennial Grass Plugs


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Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge, Native Grasses, Perennial Grass Plugs

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Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge, Native Grasses, Perennial Grass Plugs

Botanic Name (s): Carex vulpinoidea

Common Name(s): Fox sedge

Mature height :.5-3.5

Mature spread:3ft

Bloom Time : June-August

Sun Exposure: Full Sun Part Sun

Soil moisture: Wet

Soil Ph:6.8-8.9

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay

Native Habitat: Shallow emergent marshes, shrub swamps, floodplain forests, hardwood swamps

Notes: Grows in clumps, tolerates flooding to 6 inches

Erosion Control Flood Tolerant

High Wildlife Value: Songbirds Game Birds Small Mammals Waterfowl

FACW- Usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetlands

OBL- Almost always occur in wetlands

Native to Coastal Regions

Native To Mountain Regions

Native to Piedmont Regions

Native Grass

Plant Characteristics
Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Shape: Linear
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Breeding System: Flowers Unisexual , Monoecious
Leaf: Top-side spotted red-brown or pale brown
Fruit: Red-brown
Size Class: 1-3 ft.
Bloom Information
Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug
Bloom Notes: Perianth absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.
USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , FL , GA , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , LA , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MS , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , OR , PA , RI , SC , SD , TN , TX , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NL , NS , ON , PE
Native Habitat: Wet Meadow/Prairie/Field,Swamp/Marsh
Growing Conditions
Water Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Soil Description: Clay, Loam
Attracts: Birds

Carex vulpinoidea is valuable for Wetland Restoration and Erosion Control in Bioswales and drainage ditches. Its ability to populate disturbed places makes this sedge a good choice to colonize wetland mitigation sites.

Carex vulpinoidea Fox sedge, Native Grasses, Perennial Grass Plugs

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