Taxon  Report   1506 
Carex abrupta  Mackenzie
Abrupt Beaked Sedge
Carex abrupta, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Carex abrupta
© 2010 Steve Matson
Carex abrupta
© 2010 Steve Matson
Communities:
Coastal Prairie, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows, slopes [Walker]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Carex abrupta  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAB2)

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 04, 2015).

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