Taxon  Report   1507 
Carex albida  L. Bailey
white sedge
Carex albida, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It was included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list [1B.1] (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.
 

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Carex albida
© 2010 Charles Patterson
Carex albida
© 2010 Aaron Arthur
Communities:
Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh, bogs/fens [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
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Name Status:
Accepted in JM93
TJM2 + PLANTS accepted name: Carex lemmonii
Alternate Names:
(according to)

XWALK: Carex sonomensis
 Information about  Carex albida  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAL4)

Nursery availability on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google
 

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
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: Jul 29, 2015).

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