Carex crinita


Common Name: fringed sedge
Plant Type:Grasses & Sedges
Light (original): part sun to shade
Light Requirements: Part Sun, Shade
Height:2 to 5 feet
Duration:Perennial
Habitat:Wetland
Soil Type:moist to wet
Soil Moisture:Mesic, Wet
Flower Colour:green
Bloom Time:late spring to summer
Comments:Striking long drooping narrow spikes and strap-like leaves. Waterfowl eat seeds.
Germination:Seed will germinate upon being shifted to 70°F after 90-140 days of moist, cold stratification at 40°F.
Picture Copyright: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA SCS. 1989. Midwest wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide to plant species. Midwest National Technical Center, Lincoln, NE.