Carex vulpinoidea

Carex vulpinoidea

Fox sedge

Cool season, tall standing, native perennial grows in clumps. Found along edges of open water, on moist open ground, and in standing water in swamps, swales, lowland forests and wet ditches. Very widely distributed across much of the U.S. Acts as a pioneer species following land disturbance. Can be aggressive in some wetland habitats.

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
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
22.20 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
1,112,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
No