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 and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  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 [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands: [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.9 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Carex obispoensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (CAOB2)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 30, 2016).

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