Taxon  Report   1514 
Carex aquatilis  Wahlenb.  var. aquatilis 
Water sedge

Carex aquatilis var. aquatilis
© 2010 Keir Morse
Carex aquatilis var. aquatilis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Carex aquatilis var. aquatilis
© 2010 Keir Morse
Genus: Carex
Parent Record Carex aquatilis.
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Carex acutinella
PLANTS: Carex aquatilis ssp. altior
PLANTS: Carex aquatilis var. altior
PLANTS: Carex aquatilis var. substricta
PLANTS: Carex substricta
PLANTS: Carex suksdorfii
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.


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Jepson eFlora

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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:   (Accessed: Nov 24, 2015).

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