Calflora
Taxon  Report   1586    
Carex limosa  L.
Mud sedge,  Shore sedge
Carex limosa
© 2011 Sierra Pacific Industries
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex limosa
© 1972 Dean Wm. Taylor
Carex limosa
© 2009 Steve Matson
Carex limosa, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Carex limosa
© 2003 Steve Matson
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: bogs/fens

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carex limosa
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 (CALI7)

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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2018).

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