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NATIVE SEEDS: SEDGES & RUSHES
 
SCIENTIFIC NAME COMMON NAME Wetland Code Soil Moisture Sun Exp. Ht.
 
 
Carex bebbii Bebb's Oval Sedge OBL WM-M
3'
Carex bicknellii Copper-shouldered Oval Sedge FAC- M-DM
3'
Carex brevior Plains Oval Sedge FAC WM-D
1'
Carex comosa Bottlebrush Sedge OBL W-WM
2'
Carex crinita Fringed Sedge FACW+ W-WM
3'
Carex cristatella Crested Oval Sedge FACW+ W-M
3'
Carex frankii Bristly Cattail Sedge OBL W-WM
2'
Carex gravida Long-awned Bracted Sedge FACU M-D
2'
Carex grayi Common Bur Sedge FACW+ W-M
3'
Carex hystricina Porcupine Sedge OBL W-WM
3'
Carex lacustris Lake Sedge OBL W-WM
3'
Carex lupulina Hop Sedge OBL W-WM
3'
Carex lurida Shallow Sedge OBL W-WM
3'
Carex muhlenbergii Sand Bracted Sedge UPL D
2'
Carex scoparia Pointed-broom Sedge FACW W-M
2'
Carex sprengelii Long-beaked Sedge FAC WM-DM
2'
Carex squarrosa Narrow-leaved Cattail Sedge OBL W-WM
3'
Carex stipata Fox Sedge OBL W-M
3'
Carex stricta Tussock Sedge OBL W-WM
3'
Carex vulpinoidea Brown Fox Sedge OBL W-DM
3'
Eleocharis acicularis Spike Rush OBL W-WM
8"
Eleocharis erythropoda Bald Spike Rush OBL W-M
3'
Eleocharis obtusa Blunt Spike Rush OBL W-WM
1'
Eleocharis palustris Great Spike Rush OBL W-WM
1'
Juncus dudleyi Dudley's Rush FAC WM-DM
2'
Juncus effusus Common Rush OBL W-M
2'
Juncus interior Inland Rush FAC+ W-WM
2'
Juncus tenuis Path Rush FAC M-D
1'
Juncus torreyi Torrey's Rush FACW WM-M
1'
Scirpus acutus Hardstem Bulrush OBL W-WM
6'
Scirpus americanus Three Square Rush OBL W-WM
4'
Scirpus atrovirens Green Bulrush OBL W-WM
5'
Scirpus cyperinus Woolgrass OBL W-WM
5'
Scirpus fluviatilis River Bulrush OBL W-WM
6'
Scirpus validus Softstem Bulrush OBL W-WM
6'
 
 
 

WETLAND CODE:

OBL - Obligate Wetland: Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands.

FACW - Facultative Wetland: Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non-wetlands.

FAC - Facultative: Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non-wetlands.

FACU - Facultative Upland: Usually occurs in non-wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands.

UPL - Obligate Upland: Occurs almost always under natural conditions in non-wetlands.
SOIL MOISTURE:

W (Wet) - Saturated Soil

WM (Wet Mesic) - Seasonally Saturated Soil

M (Mesic) - Moderately Moist Soil

DM (Dry Mesic) - Well Drained Soil

D (Dry) - Excessively Drained Soil



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