Taxon  Report   1512 
Carex angustata  Boott
Narrow leaved sedge,  Wide fruit sedge
Carex angustata
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Carex angustata
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex angustata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike 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 angustata
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Carex egregia
PLANTS: Carex eurycarpa var. attenuata
PLANTS: Carex eurycarpa
PLANTS: Carex oxycarpa
PLANTS: Carex striata var. erecta
More information about  Carex angustata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 29, 2017).

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