Taxon  Report   1547 
Carex filifolia  Nutt.  var. erostrata  Kük.
Shorthair sedge,  Thread leaf sedge
Carex filifolia var. erostrata
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Carex filifolia var. erostrata
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex filifolia var. erostrata
© 2007 Steve Matson
Carex filifolia var. erostrata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Carex filifolia var. erostrata
© 2007 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Parent Record Carex filifolia
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: slopes
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + JM93
PLANTS accepted name: Carex exserta
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ICPN: Carex exserta
More information about  Carex filifolia var. erostrata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 18, 2018).

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