Taxon  Report   1538 
Carex disperma  Dewey
Soft leaf sedge,  Softleaf sedge
Carex disperma
© 2003 Steve Matson
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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
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities:
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.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Carex disperma
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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 08, 2016).

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