Calflora
Taxon  Report   1545    
Carex feta  L. H. Bailey
Feta sedge,  Green sheathed sedge, Greensheath sedge
Carex feta
© 2008 Keir Morse
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex feta
© 2009 Chris Wagner
Carex feta
© 2002 Steve Matson
Carex feta, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Carex feta
© 2008 Neal Kramer
Communities: Foothill Woodland, Coastal Prairie, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex straminea var. mixta
More information about  Carex feta
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 (CAFE4)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2018).

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