Calflora
Taxon  Report   1615 
Carex praeceptorum  Mack.
Early sedge,  Teacher's sedge
Carex praeceptorum
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Carex praeceptorum, 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.

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Plant Characteristics
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Carex praeceptorum
© 2008 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities:
Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Carex praeceptorium
More information about  Carex praeceptorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Photos on PlantID.net

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAPR22)

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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 23, 2018).

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