Taxon  Report   1535    
Carex densa  (L. H. Bailey) L. H. Bailey
Dense sedge,  Sedge
Carex densa, 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.
Genus: Carex
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, slopes

Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, Coastal Prairie, Valley Grassland, Northern Juniper Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex breviligulata
ICPN: Carex dudleyi
More information about  Carex densa
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: Jun 01, 2020).