Calflora
Taxon  Report   1511    
Carex amplifolia  Boott
Ample leaved sedge,  Big leaf sedge
Carex amplifolia, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

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

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carex amplifolia
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAAM10)


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: Mar 20, 2019).