Calflora
Taxon  Report   11469    
Carex exsiccata  L. H. Bailey
Western inflated sedge
Carex exsiccata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Carex vesicaria var. major
More information about  Carex exsiccata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAEX5)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

Consortium of California Herbaria


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 13, 2019).