Taxon  Report   8781 
Carex serpenticola  P.F. Zika
Serpentine sedge
Carex serpenticola
© 2005 Norman Jensen
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Carex serpenticola
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Carex serpenticola
© 2014 Dana York
Carex serpenticola, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Carex serpenticola
© 2005 Norman Jensen
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   5.5 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
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More information about  Carex serpenticola
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CASE33)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 09, 2016).

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