Calflora
Taxon  Report   1596    
Carex microptera  Mack.
Small wing sedge
Carex microptera, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex

Wetlands:
Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Habitat: meadows, slopes

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Carex festivella
PLANTS: Carex limnophila
PLANTS: Carex macloviana d'urv. ssp. festivella
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More information about  Carex microptera
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAMI7)


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: May 26, 2019).