The Thicket sedge (Carex abscondita)is a frost hardy perennial deciduous grass with green flowers in late Spring. It requires high levels of water. This plant requires a minimum of 165 frost free days to grow successfully. It has low drought tolerance.
Carex abscondita grows in soils ranging from a pH of 4.8 (extremely acidic ranges from 0 to 5.1) to 6.8 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5). It is adapted to clay, silt, loam, silty clay, sandy clay, clay loam, silt loam, sandy loam, silty clay loam and sandy clay loam soils, and prefers medium fertility.
This is a erect plant and has a clump forming growth form, and has an ultimate height of 0.2m / 7.9in.
The leaves are green in Summer.
Very resistant to fire.
Fruit and seed
There is a low fruit/seed abundance beginning in Spring and ending in Summer.
Propagation techniques include bare root and seed.-3°C / 26.6F to 0.2m / 7.9in
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|Specific epithet ?||abscondita|
|Thicket sedge (United States)|
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