Taxon  Report   9760 
Carex capitata  L.  ssp. capitata   (not an active name)
Capitate sedge
Carex capitata ssp. capitata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Genus: Carex
Parent Record Carex capitata
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by PLANTS
NOTE: Carex capitata ssp. capitata is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Carex capitata ssp. capitata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: Mar 22, 2018).

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