Taxon  Report   1509 
Carex alma  L. Bailey
Sedge,  sturdy sedge
Carex alma, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
 

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Carex alma
© 2008 Steve Matson
Carex alma
© 2008 Steve Matson
Carex alma
© 2003 Steve Matson
Communities:
Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Chaparral, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in 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 alma  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAL7)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 23, 2014).

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