Taxon  Report   1558 
Carex harfordii  Mack.
Harford's sedge,  Monterey sedge
Carex harfordii
© 2012 Aaron E. Sims
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Carex harfordii
© 2009 Adonis (Don) Tate
Carex harfordii
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Carex harfordii, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Carex harfordii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Northern Coastal Scrub, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Carex montereyensis
More information about  Carex harfordii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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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