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Plant Name:

Fox Sedge

Scientific Name:

Carex vulpinoidea


Fox Sedge is a perennial sedge with slender, triangular stems and leaves. It forms dense tufts and produces small, inconspicuous flowers in dense clusters. The plant gets its name from the resemblance of its seed spikes to a fox's tail.


Wetlands, marshes, meadows, stream banks


Fox Sedge provides habitat and food for a variety of wildlife, including birds, small mammals, and insects.

Growing Conditions:

Fox Sedge prefers moist to wet soils and can tolerate standing water


Fox Sedge is commonly used for wetland restoration and erosion control.

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Fun Facts:

Fox Sedge is an important plant for stabilizing shorelines and providing habitat for wetland species.

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