Taxon  Report   13329 
Carex cyrtostachya  Janeway & Zika
Arching sedge
Carex cyrtostachya
© 2016 Dean Wm. Taylor
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Carex cyrtostachya
© 2016 Dean Wm. Taylor
Carex cyrtostachya, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 1B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA and elsewhere).   8th Edition

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Carex cyrtostachya
© © 2016 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Carex
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More information about  Carex cyrtostachya
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 22, 2018).

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