Taxon  Report   9052 
Carex pellita  Muhl. ex Willd.
Woolly sedge
Carex pellita
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex pellita
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Carex pellita
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Carex pellita, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Carex pellita
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Genus: Carex
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Carex lasiocarpa var. latifolia
ICPN + PLANTS: Carex lanuginosa
More information about  Carex pellita
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
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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: Jun 19, 2018).

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