Carex obnupta

Carex obnupta

Slough sedge

Previous scientific name(s): Carex magnifica

Cool season, sod forming perennial native common to the Pacific coast. Frequently found thriving in marshes, wet meadows and along riverbanks. Confined to lower elevations. Provides valuable feed and nesting for waterfowl.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 6 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
21.40 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
567,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No