Calflora
Taxon  Report   10934 
Kobresia myosuroides  (Vill.) Fiori & Paol.
Bellardi bog sedge
Kobresia myosuroides
© © 2010 Dr. Dean Wm. Taylor
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Kobresia myosuroides
© 2010 Dr. Dean Wm. Taylor
Kobresia myosuroides, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Kobresia bellardii
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Kobresia myosuroides
© 1965 Dean Wm. Taylor
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Kobresia
Communities:
Alpine Fell-fields, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows
Wetlands: Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
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Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS
Alternate Names:
(according to)

PLANTS: Elyna bellardii
ICPN + CNPS + PLANTS: Kobresia bellardii
More information about  Kobresia myosuroides
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

USDA PLANTS Profile (KOMY)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

website references from Google


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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 19, 2018).

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