Taxon  Report   1622 
Carex rossii  Boott
Ross sedge,  Ross' sedge
Carex rossii
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Carex rossii
© 2002 Steve Matson
Carex rossii
© 2002 Steve Matson
Carex rossii, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Carex rossii
© 2006 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Coastal Prairie, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: meadows, slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Carex brevipes
PLANTS: Carex deflexa var. bootii
PLANTS: Carex deflexa var. rossii
PLANTS: Carex diversistylis
TJM2: Carex geophila
More information about  Carex rossii
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 22, 2018).

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