Taxon  Report   9772 
Carex viridula  Michx.
Little green sedge
Carex viridula
© 2008 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
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Carex viridula
© 2015 Dana York
Carex viridula
© 2015 Dana York
Carex viridula, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Carex viridula
© 2010 Dr. Dean Taylor
Genus: Carex
Subspecies and Varieties:
North Coastal Coniferous Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Carex viridula
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


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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: Mar 18, 2018).

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