Calflora
Taxon  Report   1640 
Carex subnigricans  Stacey
Blackish sedge,  Nearlyblack sedge
Carex subnigricans
© 2009 Steve Matson
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Carex subnigricans, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Carex subnigricans
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities:
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows, slopes
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Carex pyrenaica ssp. pyrenaica
PLANTS: Carex rachillis
TJM2: Carex micropoda
TJM2: Carex pyrenaica
More information about  Carex subnigricans
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (CASU7)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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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]. 2017. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2017).

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