Taxon  Report   11468 
Carex duriuscula  C.A. Mey.
Needleleaf sedge
Carex duriuscula
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Carex duriuscula, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Carex duriuscula
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Sagebrush Scrub, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Carex stenophylla ssp. eleocharis
PLANTS: Carex stenophylla var. enervis
PLANTS: Carex stenophylla
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Carex eleocharis
More information about  Carex duriuscula
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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: Mar 21, 2018).

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