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Carex vulpinoideaCarex vulpinoidea

fox sedge

Photograph(s) by*: UWI RWF

Characteristics

Height: 0.5-3.5'
Flowers: Jun.-Aug.

Conditions *

Light: Full sun Partial shade
Moisture: Wet
Soil pH: 6.8-8.9
Soil type: Clay Loamy
Flood depth: 0-6"

Habitat

shallow emergent marsh, shrub swamp, floodplain forest, hardwood swamp

Native to

Region: Coastal Piedmont Mountain *
States:

Wildlife

Songbird Waterfowl *
high wildlife value

Notes

grows in clumps; tolerates saturation and flooding to 6"



 Publication by USFWS BayScapes Conservation Landscaping Program
http://www.nps.gov/plants/pubs/chesapeake/plant/6200.htm
Last updated: 1 October 2004