Taxon  Report   1560 
Carex haydeniana  Olney
Cloud sedge
Carex haydeniana
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Carex haydeniana, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Carex haydeniana
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: slopes
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Carex festiva var. decumbens
PLANTS: Carex macloviana d'urv. ssp. haydeniana
PLANTS: Carex macloviana ssp. haydeniana
PLANTS: Carex nubicola
More information about  Carex haydeniana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Jan 20, 2018).

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