Carex praegracilis

Carex praegracilis

deer-bed sedge



  • Mat forming, rhizomatous perennial
  • Culms spreading to about a foot and a half
  • Inflorescence on ends of stalks
  • Common in woodland, above streams
  • Often in alkaline and more or less moist places
  • Tolerates shade to some sun
  • Found in Molate, Bay hills and Hamilton sections

Mines Rd, Mt. Diablo, Pt. Pinole, Redwood RP


1 gallon

bloom season Apr
bloom season Aug
pollinators Butterflies
dormancy Evergreen
sun Full Shade
sun Full Sun
water High
flower color Inconspicuous
bloom season Jul
bloom season Jun
bloom season May
habitat Mixed evergreens
water Mod
soil Moderate
habitat Oak woodland
sun Part Shade
soil Poor
habitat Riparian
habitat Wetland

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