Taxon  Report   1594    
Carex mendocinensis  Olney ex W. Boott
Mendocino sedge
Carex mendocinensis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.
Genus: Carex
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 3.8; (broad endemic / strong indicator)

Communities: Coastal Prairie, Mixed Evergreen Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex cinnamomea
PLANTS: Carex debiliformis
More information about  Carex mendocinensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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: Dec 12, 2019).