Taxon  Report   1556 
Carex gynodynama  Olney
Olney's hairy sedge
Carex gynodynama
© 2014 Scot Loring
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Carex gynodynama
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex gynodynama
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Carex gynodynama, 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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Carex gynodynama
© 2013 Scot Loring
Genus: Carex
Coastal Prairie, Northern Coastal Scrub, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Carex blankinshipii
More information about  Carex gynodynama
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Aug 17, 2018).

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