Carex stipata

Carex stipata

Awlfruit sedge

Cool season, tall standing, native perennial grows in dense clumps. Widely distributed across the northern latitudes of the U.S. This shade tolerant sedge is adapted to wet saturated meadows, swales, fens, and roadside ditches.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Bunchgrass
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
12 
in. - 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: 
Best

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 8 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
14.00 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
654,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No