Calflora
Taxon  Report   1518    
Carex athrostachya  Olney
Slender beak sedge,  Slender leaved sedge
Carex athrostachya
© 2003 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex athrostachya
© 1989 Dean Wm. Taylor
Carex athrostachya
© 2018 Emily Allen
Carex athrostachya, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Carex athrostachya
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities: Coastal Prairie, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carex athrostachya
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 (CAAT3)

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 12, 2018).

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