Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Long-awned Bracted Sedge, Heavy Sedge

Long-awned Bracted Sedge, Heavy Sedge

Carex gravida

Sun to shade, wet to medium moisture level, tolerant of a wide range of soils, tolerant of a range of pH as long as not too acid.  1 ½ – 3 feet height.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Occurs only in 9 counties scattered across the state

Cool season.  Designated a “Special Concern” plant in Tennessee.  Clump-forming, attractive and charming sedge.

sedge;sun;wet;clay
sedge;sun;wet;loam
sedge;sun;wet;sand
sedge;sun;medium;clay
sedge;sun;medium;loam
sedge;sun;medium;sand
sedge;sun/shade;wet;clay
sedge;sun/shade;wet;loam
sedge;sun/shade;wet;sand
sedge;sun/shade;medium;clay
sedge;sun/shade;medium;loam
sedge;sun/shade;medium;sand
sedge;shade;wet;clay
sedge;shade;wet;loam
sedge;shade;wet;sand
sedge;shade;medium;clay
sedge;shade;medium;loam
sedge;shade;medium;sand

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