Calflora
Taxon  Report   9052    
Carex pellita  Muhl. ex Willd.
Woolly sedge
Carex pellita
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex pellita
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Carex pellita
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Carex pellita, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

Interactive Distribution Map


Observation Hotline
(observation details + photos)



point, line, or polygon

Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Carex pellita
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex lasiocarpa var. latifolia
ICPN + PLANTS: Carex lanuginosa
More information about  Carex pellita
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAPE42)

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 21, 2018).

The information on this page comes from diverse sources. None of the links are sponsored.