Taxon  Report   1592 
Carex lyngbyei  Hornem.
Lyngbye's sedge
Carex lyngbyei
© 2010 Dana York
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Carex lyngbyei
© 2013 Brianna Ceglia
Carex lyngbyei
© 2013 Brianna Ceglia
Carex lyngbyei, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Carex lyngbyei
© 2005 Doreen L. Smith
Genus: Carex
Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Carex cryptocarpa
PLANTS: Carex cryptochlaena
PLANTS: Carex lyngbyei var. robusta
More information about  Carex lyngbyei
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Feb 22, 2018).

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