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Carex vulpinoidea Michx.
Fox sedge, Brown fox sedge
USDA Symbol: CAVU2
Tussocks with fine-textured bristly fruiting heads like a fox’s tail. Good colonizer of disturbed, open, moist ground.
Bloom InformationBloom Color:
Not Applicable Bloom Time:
Jul , Aug Bloom Notes: Perianth
absent. Bloom time refers to fruiting period for Carex spp.
, WY Canada: NB
, PE Native Habitat:
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist , Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Soil Description: Clay, Loam
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National Wetland Indicator Status
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Native Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
Record Last Modified: 2012-12-07
Research By: TWC Staff