Taxon  Report   1613 
Carex petasata  Dewey
Liddon sedge,  Liddon's sedge
Carex petasata
© 2007 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
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Carex petasata
© 2007 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Carex petasata
© 2009 Sierra Pacific Industries
Carex petasata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Carex petasata
© 2009 Sierra Pacific Industries
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Carex petasata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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 26, 2016).

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