Calflora
Taxon  Report   1624    
Carex sartwelliana  Olney
Yosemite sedge
Carex sartwelliana
© 1982 Dean Wm. Taylor
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex sartwelliana, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Carex sartwelliana
© 2003 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, slopes

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex yosemitana
More information about  Carex sartwelliana
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 (CASA7)

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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 20, 2018).

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