Taxon  Report   1514    
Carex aquatilis  Wahlenb.  var. aquatilis 
Water sedge
Carex aquatilis var. aquatilis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Carex
Parent: Carex aquatilis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex acutinella
PLANTS: Carex aquatilis ssp. altior
PLANTS: Carex aquatilis var. altior
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More information about  Carex aquatilis var. aquatilis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 25, 2020).