Taxon  Report   11476 
Carex scoparia  Schkuhr ex Willd.  var. scoparia 
Pointed broomsedge
Carex scoparia var. scoparia
© 2003 Steve Matson
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Carex scoparia var. scoparia, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
formerly Carex scoparia
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2A (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Carex scoparia var. scoparia
© 2003 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Parent Record Carex scoparia
Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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PLANTS: Carex scoparia var. condensa
PLANTS: Carex scoparia var. moniliformis
PLANTS: Carex tribuloides var. moniliformis
CNPS: Carex scoparia
More information about  Carex scoparia var. scoparia
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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: Jun 23, 2018).

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