Calflora
Taxon  Report   1573    
Carex interior  L. H. Bailey
Inland sedge
Carex interior
© 2003 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex interior, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Carex interior
© 2003 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex interior ssp. charlestonensis
PLANTS: Carex interior var. keweenawensis
More information about  Carex interior
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAIN11)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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