Taxon  Report   1598 
Carex multicaulis  L. Bailey
Forest sedge,  Many stemmed sedge
Carex multicaulis
© 2014 Scot Loring
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Carex multicaulis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Carex multicaulis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Carex multicaulis, 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 multicaulis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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 23, 2016).

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