Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Bur-reed Sedge

Bur-reed Sedge

Carex sparganiodes

Part to full shade, moderately wet to medium moisture level, medium textured soils only, strongly acid to neutral pH.  1-3 feet height, spreads slowly by re-seeding.

Germination Code:  C(60); low seedling vigor.

Native Region:  Only occurs in 6 counties – Tipton, Montgomery, Hickman, Franklin, Blount, Loudon

Cool season.  Good for soil stabilization in shaded areas.

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