Calflora
Taxon  Report   1528    
Carex capitata  L.
Capitate sedge
Carex capitata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Subspecies and Varieties:

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows, slopes

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Carex capitata ssp. arctogena
ICPN: Carex capitata ssp. capitata
More information about  Carex capitata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CACA13)


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).