Carex exilis

Coast Sedge



This Cyperaceae family member grows in peatlands. The sedge usually has one spike. Leaves are hairless. Edges of perigynia are serrated. Flowers and fruit appear at the same time.

Plant Overview:

Plant Family:Cyperaceae
Plant Duration:Perennial
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Bloom Time:Late May to late July
Fruit Timing:Late May to late July
Global and State Rank:G5, S5
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Moisture:Wet
Soil pH:Acidic
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Wet

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