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Carex serratodens

Bifid Sedge.

We currently do not grow this plant.

Bifid referring to the top of the fruit covering which is cleft into two parts, , somewhat tufted perennial to 5 ft. hgt., mostly in the coast ranges of CA, more uncommon in the Sierra Nevada, lvs, flat, near wet places, seeps, springs, creeks, meadows, often in serpentine soil, an indicator of serpentine in the coast ranges of CA, fairly widely distributed sedge, and grows on non- serpentine soil, use as other sedges in gardens, near pools and low, moist areas of the garden, can also be used if you live in a serpentine area, as many of the new housing developments are being placed in serpentine areas of CA, to 6000 ft.

Carex serratodens tolerates sand, clay and seasonal flooding.

Carex serratodens's foliage color is green and type is stressdeciduous.
Carex serratodens's flower color is na.

Communities for Carex serratodens:Mixed-evergreen Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Coastal Prairie, Yellow Pine Forest and Central Oak Woodland.

ph: 5.00 to 8.00
usda: 6 to 10
height[m]: 0.50 to 1.50
width[m]: 0.50 to 2.00
rainfall[cm]: 120.00 to 500.00

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