Taxon  Report   1623 
Carex saliniformis  Mackenzie
Salt sedge
Carex saliniformis
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Carex saliniformis
© 2011 Halleh Paymard
Carex saliniformis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Carex saliniformis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Coastal Prairie, Northern Coastal Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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ICPN: Carex salina var. minor
XWALK: Carex salinaeformis
More information about  Carex saliniformis
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 21, 2016).

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