Taxon  Report   1607 
Carex obnupta  L. Bailey
Coast carex,  Slough sedge
Carex obnupta
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Carex obnupta
© 2014 Zoya Akulova
Carex obnupta
© 2010 Margo Bors
Carex obnupta, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Carex obnupta
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Genus: Carex
Coastal Strand, Coastal Prairie, Closed-cone Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: coastal
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Carex magnifica
More information about  Carex obnupta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 21, 2018).

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