Taxon  Report   11465 
Carex canescens  L.  ssp. canescens 
Silvery sedge
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Carex canescens ssp. canescens, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Carex canescens ssp. canescens
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Genus: Carex
Parent Record Carex canescens
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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PLANTS: Carex canescens var. canescens
PLANTS: Carex curta
More information about  Carex canescens ssp. canescens
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Aug 16, 2018).

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