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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Carex heteroneura
© 2000 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Genus: Carex
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 TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Carex bella
TJM2: Carex epapillosa
TJM2: Carex heteroneura var. epapillosa
TJM2: Carex heteroneura var. heteroneura
More information about  Carex heteroneura
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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: Jan 23, 2018).

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