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
Genus: Kobresia
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:
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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


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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: Aug 19, 2018).

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