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Carex nebrascensis  Dewey
Nebraska sedge
Carex nebrascensis
© 2010 James M. Andre
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Carex nebrascensis
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex nebrascensis
© 2008 Trent M. Draper
Carex nebrascensis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Carex nebrascensis
© 2007 Trent M. Draper
Genus: Carex
Communities: Creosote Bush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Carex jacintoensis
More information about  Carex nebrascensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Jan 21, 2019).