Taxon  Report   9769 
Carex scabriuscula  Mack.
Siskiyou sedge

Carex scabriuscula
© 2009 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Carex scabriuscula, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and Oregon.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Carex scabriuscula
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: seeps, meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   4.5 (broad endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS
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TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS: Carex gigas
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Location Suitability

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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Nov 28, 2015).

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