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Fox Sedge, Brown Fox Sedge
Full to part sun, wet to moderately wet moisture level, adaptable to a wide range of soils except rocky, neutral to strongly alkaline pH. 1-3 feet height, spreads moderately fast by re-seeding.
Germination Code: C(60), D
Native Region: Statewide
Cool season. This is an abundant sedge in Tennessee. Grows in clumps, and seedheads spray out attractively from the center of the clump, looking like a fox’s tail. Seedheads are short-lived.