Calflora
Taxon  Report   1535    
Carex densa  (L. H. Bailey) L. H. Bailey
Dense sedge,   Sedge
Carex densa, 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

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, slopes

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Prairie, Valley Grassland, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSCarex breviligulata
ICPNCarex dudleyi
More information about  Carex densa

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: 04/10/2021).