Calflora
Taxon  Report   1622 
Carex rossii  Boott
Ross sedge,  Ross' sedge
Carex rossii
© 2006 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, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Carex rossii
© 2003 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Coastal Prairie, Alpine Fell-fields
Habitat: meadows, slopes
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Carex brevipes
PLANTS: Carex deflexa var. bootii
PLANTS: Carex deflexa var. rossii
PLANTS: Carex diversistylis
ICPN: Carex geophila
More information about  Carex rossii
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 (CARO5)

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 23, 2018).

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