Calflora
Taxon  Report   1600    
Carex nebrascensis  Dewey
Nebraska sedge
Carex nebrascensis
© 2010 James M. Andre
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex nebrascensis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex nebrascensis
© 2008 Trent M. Draper
Carex nebrascensis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Carex nebrascensis
© 2007 Trent M. Draper
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Carex jacintoensis
More information about  Carex nebrascensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CANE2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 12, 2018).

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