Calflora
Taxon  Report   1584 
Carex leporinella  Mackenzie
Sierra hare sedge
Carex leporinella
© 1977 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Carex leporinella, 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 leporinella
© 2007 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities:
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: slopes
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Carex leporinella
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (CALE9)

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 21, 2017).

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