Calflora
Taxon  Report   9052 
Carex pellita  Muhl. ex Willd.
Woolly sedge
Carex pellita
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
More photos from
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
Family: CYPERACEAE  
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
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAPE42)

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: Jun 19, 2018).

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