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Common Name: Bebb's Sedge

Scientific Name: Carex bebbii

Native / Introduced: Native

Main Uses:

~Wetland restoration

~Found along marshes, bogs, stream and pond edges

Height: 1 1/2 - 3 feet

Root Type: Bunchrass

Growing Season: Cool

Soil Types: Medium to fine, moist to wet soil

Sun or Shade: Sun, partial shade

Planting Seed Rate: 3-5 lbs/acre

Estimated Seeds Per Pound: 1,000,000

Optimal Planting Season: Fall or spring

Planting Depth: ¼ – ½ inch deep

Category: Grass



Bebbs Sedge, a cool-season, bunchgrass-like sedge species, thrives in moist soils with fine to medium texture, found across a range of elevations from valley floors to mid elevations. It typically occurs along stream and pond edges, as well as in marshes and bogs. This sedge serves as excellent forage for both wildlife and livestock while providing valuable habitat for various wildlife species. Bebbs Sedge also holds significant importance in the restoration of riparian areas and wetlands.



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Photo Credit: Gary Peeples and Joshua Mayer

Bebbs Sedge


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