Calflora
Taxon  Report   1613 
Carex petasata  Dewey
Liddon sedge,  Liddon's sedge
Carex petasata
© 2009 Sierra Pacific Industries
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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, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Carex petasata
© 2007 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Carex petasata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAPE7)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: Sep 21, 2018).

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