Calflora
Taxon  Report   1606 
Carex obispoensis  Stacey
San Luis Obispo sedge,  San Luis sedge
Carex obispoensis
© 2005 Dieter Wilken
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Carex obispoensis
© 2012 Wendy Fisher
Carex obispoensis
© 2010 Chris Winchell
Carex obispoensis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Carex obispoensis
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities:
Coastal Prairie, Chaparral, Coastal Sage Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, Valley Grassland
Habitat: seeps
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.9 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Carex obispoensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAOB2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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