Taxon  Report   1617 
Carex praticola  Rydb.
Meadow sedge
Carex praticola
© 2013 Scot Loring
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Carex praticola
© 2013 Scot Loring
Carex praticola
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex praticola, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Carex praticola
© 2013 Scot Loring
Genus: Carex
Coastal Prairie, North Coastal Coniferous Forest
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Carex praticola var. subcoriacea
More information about  Carex praticola
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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 24, 2018).

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