Calflora
Taxon  Report   1534    
Carex davyi  Mack.
Davy's sedge
Carex davyi
© 2007 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex davyi
© 2007 Steve Matson
Carex davyi, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
also called Carex constanceana
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Carex davyi
© 2007 Steve Matson
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Red Fir Forest

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + CNPS: Carex constanceana
More information about  Carex davyi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CADA2)

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 18, 2018).

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