Calflora
Taxon  Report   1515    
Carex aquatilis  Wahlenb.  var. dives  (Holm) Kük.
Sitka sedge
Carex aquatilis var. dives, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: Cyperaceae  
Genus: Carex
Parent: Carex aquatilis

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSCarex aquatilis var. sitchensis
PLANTSCarex howellii
PLANTSCarex panda
PLANTSCarex sitchensis
More information about  Carex aquatilis var. dives

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/12/2021).