Taxon  Report   1541 
Carex echinata  Murray
bristle fruit sedge, star sedge
Carex echinata, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California.
 

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Community: wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Subspecies and Varieties:
Carex echinata ssp. echinata
Carex echinata ssp. phyllomanica
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Carex echinata  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAEC)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

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 Native Plant Database

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

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