Taxon  Report   11468 
Carex duriuscula  C.A. Mey.
Needleleaf sedge
Carex duriuscula
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Carex duriuscula, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Carex duriuscula
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Sagebrush Scrub, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Carex stenophylla ssp. eleocharis
PLANTS: Carex stenophylla var. enervis
PLANTS: Carex stenophylla
TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Carex eleocharis
More information about  Carex duriuscula
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2017).

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