Taxon  Report   11468    
Carex duriuscula  C. A. Mey.
Needleleaf sedge
Carex duriuscula, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
also called Carex eleocharis
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Genus: Carex
Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, Subalpine Forest
Name Status:
Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex stenophylla ssp. eleocharis
PLANTS: Carex stenophylla var. enervis
PLANTS: Carex stenophylla
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More information about  Carex duriuscula
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jul 17, 2019).