Calflora
Taxon  Report   1563 
Carex heteroneura  W. Boott
Different nerve sedge,  Variable nerved sedge
Carex heteroneura
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Carex heteroneura
© 2010 Steve Matson
Carex heteroneura
© 2010 Steve Matson
Carex heteroneura, 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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Plant Characteristics
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Carex heteroneura
© 2000 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows, slopes
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

ICPN: Carex bella
ICPN: Carex epapillosa
ICPN: Carex heteroneura var. epapillosa
ICPN: Carex heteroneura var. heteroneura
ICPN: Carex quadrifida
More information about  Carex heteroneura
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAHE8)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 18, 2018).

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