Taxon  Report   11469 
Carex exsiccata  L.H. Bailey
Western inflated sedge

Carex exsiccata
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex exsiccata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Carex exsiccata
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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TJM2 + PLANTS: Carex vesicaria var. major
 Information about  Carex exsiccata  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 05, 2015).

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