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Fox sedge is a common perennial sedge in Minnesota. It forms dense clumps with an attractive mounding form at maturity. Stems are 3-sided, slender, firm, and smooth. The spikes are in clusters at the top of stems and resemble fox tails, hence the common name. Spikes start out green, maturing to a deep brown mid-summer. Fox sedge can tolerate temporary flooding and disturbed areas.
full sun to partial sun
1 – 3 ft.
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