Calflora
Taxon  Report   1577    
Carex lasiocarpa  Ehrh.
Slender sedge,  Woolly fruited sedge
Carex lasiocarpa, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
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(51 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

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Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: lake-margins, freshwater-marsh, bogs/fens, edges

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Carex lasiocarpa var. lasiocarpa
More information about  Carex lasiocarpa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CALA11)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 22, 2020).