Taxon  Report   1609    
Carex ovalis  Gooden.  
(no longer an active name)
Egg sedge,  Eggbract sedge
Carex ovalis, 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.
Genus: Carex
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Coastal Prairie, Northern Oak Woodland, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Carex leporina

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex leporina
ICPN + PLANTS: Carex tracyi
NOTE: Carex ovalis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Carex ovalis
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: Jul 23, 2019).