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Species Name: Carex tumulicola
Common Name: Foothill or Berkeley Sedge
- A graceful, arching grass-like sedge. Likes some shade and water. A cool season grower. Can be used as lawn substitute in part-sun or shady areas. Recommended for soil stabilization.
- Plant Family: Cyperaceae
- Plant Type: Sedge
- Height by Width: 10in. H x 3' W
- Growth Habit: Gently arching blades of grass
- Deciduous/Evergreen: Evergreen
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Sun Exposure: Part sun to shade
- Soil Preference: Adaptable
- Water Requirements: Infrequent to regular
- Cold Hardy to: Frost tender
- Flower Season: Spring
- Flower Color: Brown
- Endangered?: Not listed
- Distribution: North Coast, North Coast Range, Sierra Nevada, Central Coast, San Francisco Bay Area, Channel Islands
- Natural Habitat: Meadows and open woodlands
- Care and Maintenance
- Other Names
- Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
- Harlow, Nora and Kristin Jakob. Wild Lilies, Irises, and Grasses: Gardening with California Monocots. Berkely and Los Angeles, CA: University of California Press. 2003.