Taxon  Report   1538 
Carex disperma  Dewey
soft leaf sedge,  softleaf sedge

Carex disperma
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex disperma, 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 disperma
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 Information about  Carex disperma  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

Search (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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 06, 2015).

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