Calflora
Taxon  Report   1509    
Carex alma  L. H. Bailey
Sedge,  Sturdy sedge
Carex alma
© 2008 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex alma
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Carex alma
© 2011 Dylan Neubauer
Carex alma, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Carex alma
© 2008 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Chaparral, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carex alma
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAL7)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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