Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

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Crested Oval Sedge, Crested Sedge

Crested Oval Sedge, Crested Sedge

Carex cristatella

Sun to light shade, wet to medium moisture level, prefers fertile loam but tolerates most soils except rocky, strongly acid to neutral pH.  1 ½ – 2 ½ feet height, spreads slowly by re-seeding and rhizomes.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Only occurs in Robertson and Cheatham counties

Cool season.  Spreads by forming vegetative clumps of plants from rhizomes and from re-seeding.  Attractive spikelets.  Attracts butterflies and birds.

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sedge;sun/shade;medium;sand
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