Calflora
Taxon  Report   1507    
Carex albida  L. H. Bailey
White sedge
Carex albida, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.


It is listed by the State of California as Endangered and by the Federal Government as 'Endangered '.

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Habitat: freshwater-marsh, bogs/fens

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS other name:
Carex lemmonii

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Carex sonomensis
More information about  Carex albida
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAL4)


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 19, 2019).