Carex simulata

Carex simulata

Analogue sedge

Cool season, native rhizomatous perennial common to the Intermountain West and Great Basin states. Tolerates partial shade. Occurs in wet meadows and swamps, from foothills to moderate elevations up to 9,000 ft. Often found on gentle slopes below seeps and on flat areas next to streams. Well-adapted to soils rich in organic matter but also to fine-textured saturated mineral soils.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

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

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Marginal
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
20.30 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
1,043,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No