Taxon  Report   1528 
Carex capitata  L.
capitate sedge
Carex capitata, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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Carex capitata
© 2002 Steve Matson
Carex capitata
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex capitata
© 2003 Steve Matson
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows, slopes [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Subspecies and Varieties:
Carex capitata ssp. arctogena
Carex capitata ssp. capitata
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Carex capitata  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CACA13)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 24, 2014).

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