Calflora
Taxon  Report   1538    
Carex disperma  Dewey
Soft leaf sedge,  Softleaf sedge
Carex disperma
© 2003 Steve Matson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex disperma, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Observation Hotline
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Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Carex disperma
© 2003 Steve Matson
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: streambanks

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carex disperma
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CADI6)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2018).

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