Calflora
Taxon  Report   1516    
Carex arcta  Boott
Bear sedge
Carex arcta
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex arcta, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
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Carex arcta
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor
Communities: North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carex arcta
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

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAR2)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 16, 2018).

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