Taxon  Report   1552 
Carex geyeri  Boott
Elk sedge,  Elkgrass, Geyer's sedge
Carex geyeri
© 2005 Christopher L. Christie
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Carex geyeri
© 2011 Ryan Batten
Carex geyeri
© 2009 Sierra Pacific Industries
Carex geyeri, 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 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Carex geyeri
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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