Taxon  Report   1521 
Carex bolanderi  Olney
Bolander's sedge
Carex bolanderi
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Carex bolanderi
© 2012 Jake Ruygt
Carex bolanderi
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Carex bolanderi, 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 bolanderi
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Genus: Carex
Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks, 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 deweyana var. bolanderi
More information about  Carex bolanderi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 21, 2016).

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