Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Awned Graceful Sedge, Davis’ Sedge

Awned Graceful Sedge, Davis’ Sedge

Carex davisii

Full to part sun, wet to medium moisture level, loamy soil.  2 ½ – 3 feet height.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Only occurs in Cheatham, Marshall and Davidson counties

Cool season.  Designated a “Special Concern” plant in Tennessee.  Has unique seed heads shaped like mini-footballs.  At maturity tends to be rather lanky and floppy.


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