Tennessee Smart Yards Native Plants

A comprehensive database of Tennessee native plants

Slender Sedge, Bristlystalked Sedge

Slender Sedge, Bristlystalked Sedge

Carex leptalea

Part to full shade, wet to moderately wet moisture level, adaptable to most soils except rocky, strongly acid to neutral pH.  1-2 feet height, spreads slowly by re-seeding and moderately fast by rhizomes.

Germination Code:  C(60)

Native Region:  Scattered lightly statewide

Cool season.  Often abundant in bogs and coniferous swamps.


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