Taxon  Report   1518 
Carex athrostachya  Olney
Slender beak sedge,  Slender leaved sedge
Carex athrostachya
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Carex athrostachya
© 2008 Keir Morse
Carex athrostachya
© 1989 Dean Wm. Taylor
Carex athrostachya, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Carex athrostachya
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Coastal Prairie, Northern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 26, 2016).

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