Taxon  Report   11468 
Carex duriuscula  C.A. Mey.
needleleaf sedge
Carex duriuscula, a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Carex duriuscula
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex duriuscula
© 2003 Steve Matson
Sagebrush Scrub, Subalpine Forest
Genus: Carex
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Carex stenophylla ssp. eleocharis
PLANTS: Carex stenophylla var. enervis
PLANTS: Carex stenophylla
TJM2 + PLANTS: Carex eleocharis
 Information about  Carex duriuscula  from other sources:

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2015).

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