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Carex livida (Wahlenb.) Willd.
livid sedge
CALI

Morphology/Physiology
Active Growth Period Summer
After Harvest Regrowth Rate Moderate
Bloat None
C:N Ratio Medium
Coppice Potential No
Fall Conspicuous No
Fire Resistant No
Flower Color Green
Flower Conspicuous No
Foliage Color Green
Foliage Porosity Summer Moderate
Foliage Porosity Winter Porous
Foliage Texture Fine
Fruit/Seed Color Brown
Fruit/Seed Conspicuous No
Growth Form Rhizomatous
Growth Rate Moderate
Height at 20 Years, Maximum (feet)
Height, Mature (feet) 1.0
Known Allelopath No
Leaf Retention No
Lifespan Short
Low Growing Grass No
Nitrogen Fixation None
Resprout Ability No
Shape and Orientation Erect
Toxicity None
Growth Requirements
Adapted to Coarse Textured Soils No
Adapted to Fine Textured Soils No
Adapted to Medium Textured Soils No
Anaerobic Tolerance Medium
CaCO3 Tolerance Medium
Cold Stratification Required Yes
Drought Tolerance Low
Fertility Requirement High
Fire Tolerance
Frost Free Days, Minimum 120
Hedge Tolerance None
Moisture Use
pH, Minimum 5.0
pH, Maximum 6.5
Planting Density per Acre, Minimum 5120
Planting Density per Acre, Maximum 20000
Precipitation, Minimum 15
Precipitation, Maximum 45
Root Depth, Minimum (inches) 12
Salinity Tolerance
Shade Tolerance Intolerant
Temperature, Minimum (°F) -62
Reproduction
Bloom Period Early Summer
Commercial Availability
Fruit/Seed Abundance Medium
Fruit/Seed Period Begin Summer
Fruit/Seed Period End Summer
Fruit/Seed Persistence No
Propagated by Bare Root No
Propagated by Bulb No
Propagated by Container No
Propagated by Corm No
Propagated by Cuttings No
Propagated by Seed Yes
Propagated by Sod Yes
Propagated by Sprigs No
Propagated by Tubers No
Seed per Pound 823186
Seed Spread Rate Moderate
Seedling Vigor High
Small Grain Yes
Vegetative Spread Rate Moderate
Suitability/Use
Berry/Nut/Seed Product No
Christmas Tree Product No
Fodder Product No
Fuelwood Product
Lumber Product No
Naval Store Product No
Nursery Stock Product No
Palatable Browse Animal
Palatable Graze Animal
Palatable Human No
Post Product No
Protein Potential
Pulpwood Product No
Veneer Product No
 
 
Time Generated: 11/22/2014 05:10 PM MST