Taxon  Report   1616 
Carex praegracilis  W. Boott
Clustered field sedge,  Field sedge
Carex praegracilis
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Carex praegracilis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex praegracilis
© 2004 James M. Andre
Carex praegracilis, 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 praegracilis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities:
Coastal Strand, Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Carex camporum
More information about  Carex praegracilis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAPR5)

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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: May 29, 2016).

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