Taxon  Report   1577 
Carex lasiocarpa  Ehrh.
Slender sedge,  Woolly fruited sedge

Carex lasiocarpa
© 2007 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Carex lasiocarpa
© 2011 Sierra Pacific Industries
Carex lasiocarpa
© 2011 Sierra Pacific Industries
Carex lasiocarpa, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Carex lasiocarpa
© 1990 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Carex
Subspecies and Varieties:
Freshwater Wetlands
Habitat: lake-margins, freshwater-marsh, bogs/fens, edges [CNPS Inventory]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 28, 2015).

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