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Round Fruit Sedge
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About Round Fruit Sedge (Carex globosa) Round Fruit Sedge (Carex globosa) is a native grass that grows in northern, southern and central California. It tends to grow in well drained soils in wooded places, at elevations from 0-4300 feet.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Grasses

Max. Height
1.3 ft (0.4 m)

Flower Color
Brown

Native Status
Native

Natural Setting
Site Type
Welldrained soils in wooded places

Sun
Shade

Elevation ?
-3' - 6531'

Annual Precip. ?
11.8" - 117.2"

Summer Precip. ?
0.14" - 2.22"

Coldest Month ?
38.5° F - 54.2° F

Hottest Month ?
57.9° F - 81.0° F

Humidity ?
0.04 vpd - 28.77 vpd

Drainage
Fast

Sunset Zones ?
4, 5, 6, 14, 15*, 16*, 17*

Landscaping Information
Water Requirement ?
Low
Extremely Low
Very Low
Low
Moderate - High


Common uses
Deer Resistant

Other Names
Common Names
Roundfruit Sedge


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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