Calflora
Taxon  Report   1541    
Carex echinata  Murray
Bristle fruit sedge,  Star sedge
Carex echinata
© 2004 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex echinata
© 2014 Steve Matson
Carex echinata
© 2010 Barry Breckling
Carex echinata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Bloom Period
Carex echinata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Communities: wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carex echinata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 (CAEC)

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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