Taxon  Report   1583    
Carex lenticularis  Michx.  var. lipocarpa  (Holm) L. A. Standl.
Fat fruited sedge,  Kellogg's sedge
Carex lenticularis var. lipocarpa, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Genus: Carex
Parent: Carex lenticularis
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex kelloggii
PLANTS: Carex lenticularis var. pallida
More information about  Carex lenticularis var. lipocarpa
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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: May 24, 2019).