Calflora
Taxon  Report   8781    
Carex serpenticola  Zika
Serpentine sedge
Carex serpenticola
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex serpenticola
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Carex serpenticola
© 2014 Dana York
Carex serpenticola, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
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Plant Characteristics
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Carex serpenticola
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Serpentine affinity: 5.5; (strict endemic)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carex serpenticola
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CASE33)

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 16, 2018).

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