Calflora
Taxon  Report   1568    
Carex hystericina  Muhl. ex Willd.
Bottlebrush sedge
Carex hystericina, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.1 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: riparian, streambanks

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

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

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAHY4)


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: Jul 19, 2019).