Taxon  Report   10523 
Carex pendula  Huds.
Hanging sedge
Carex pendula
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
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Carex pendula
© 2011 Mike Perlmutter
Carex pendula, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California. There is a high risk of this plant becoming invasive in California according to Cal-IPC.

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Carex pendula
© 2009 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Genus: Carex
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
More information about  Carex pendula
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 23, 2018).

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