Taxon  Report   12139    
Carex deflexa  Hornem.
Mountain mat sedge
Carex deflexa
© 2013 Dylan Neubauer
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex deflexa
© 2010 Steve Matson
Carex deflexa
© 2010 Steve Matson
Carex deflexa, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Carex deflexa
© 2010 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Subspecies and Varieties:
Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

More information about  Carex deflexa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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website references from Google

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: Jan 21, 2019).