Taxon  Report   1599 
Carex multicostata  Mack.
Many ribbed sedge,  Manyrib sedge
Carex multicostata
© 2002 Steve Matson
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Carex multicostata
© 2002 Steve Matson
Carex multicostata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Carex multicostata
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Habitat: meadows, slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Carex adusta var. congesta
ICPN: Carex straminea var. congesta
More information about  Carex multicostata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Sep 21, 2018).

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