Carex lanuginosa

Carex lanuginosa

Woolly sedge

Previous scientific name(s): Carex lasiocarpa

Cool season, native, rhizomatous grasslike perennial. Occurs in marshy wetland areas and moist prairies. Moderate to high palatability to livestock and wildlife, and seeds are consumed by waterfowl. Useful for riparian and wetland reclamation.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
- 12 
in.
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Medium: 
Marginal
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Average

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
- 8 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
15.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
312,075
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No