Taxon  Report   1628 
Carex scopulorum  Holm  var. bracteosa  (L. H. Bailey) F. J. Herm.
Bracted sedge,  Crater sedge, Mountain sedge
Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa
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Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa
© 2007 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Parent Record Carex scopulorum
Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Lodgepole Forest
Habitat: streambanks, meadows
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Carex campylocarpa ssp. affinis
PLANTS: Carex campylocarpa
PLANTS: Carex gymnoclada
ICPN: Carex vulgaris var. bracteosa
More information about  Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa
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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: Sep 18, 2018).

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