Carex praegracilis

Carex praegracilis

Meadow sedge

Previous scientific name(s): Carex camporum

Cool season, native grasslike perennial with black rhizomes. Occurs in wetland areas in prairies and moderate elevation mountainous areas. Adapted to fine, medium and coarse alkaline soils. Highly palatable to livestock and wildlife. Useful for riparian and wetland reclamation.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 24 
in.
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
10 
in. - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Best

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
- 4 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
22.60 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
664,900
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No