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Carex senta

Rough Sedge.

We currently do not grow this plant.

A green perennial grass-like plant that grows along creek channels. Plant in cobble for a creek effect, plant with other Carex species, Mimulus species, (that is where the old separation between moist Mimulus and dry Diplacus is apparent), Juncus, Satureja, Stachys, and Anemopsis. Carex spissa and Carex senta look similar. For your purposes, senta grows in all soil types, is smaller and greener, Spissa grows in heavier soils, in particular serpentine based soils, is gray and taller..

Carex senta tolerates alkaline soil, sand, clay, serpentine, seasonal flooding, high traffic(people walking on it) and deer.

Carex senta's foliage type is stressdeciduous.
Carex senta's flower color is yellow.

Communities for Carex senta:Freshwater Marsh and Riparian (rivers & creeks).

ph: 5.00 to 8.00
usda: 6 to 10
height[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
width[m]: 0.50 to 1.00
rainfall[cm]: 180.00 to 1000.00

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