Taxon  Report   9759 
Carex capitata  L.  ssp. arctogena  (Harry Sm.) Hiitonen
Capitate sedge
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Carex capitata ssp. arctogena, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Parent Record Carex capitata
Communities:
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows, slopes [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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PLANTS: Carex arctogena
PLANTS: Carex capitata var. arctogena
More information about  Carex capitata ssp. arctogena
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 29, 2016).

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