Taxon  Report   1566    
Carex hirtissima  W. Boott
Fuzzy sedge
Carex hirtissima
© 1997 Dean Wm. Taylor
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex hirtissima
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex hirtissima
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex hirtissima, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Carex hirtissima
© 2003 Steve Matson
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

More information about  Carex hirtissima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation


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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: Oct 20, 2018).

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