Taxon  Report   13329    
Carex cyrtostachya  Janeway & Zika
Arching sedge
Carex cyrtostachya
© © 2016 Dean Wm. Taylor
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
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

Interactive Distribution Map

Observation Hotline
(observation details)

point, line, or polygon

one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Plant Characteristics
and Associations
Carex cyrtostachya
© 2016 Dean Wm. Taylor
Genus: Carex
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Carex cyrtostachya
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


Search (Flora of North America)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).