Calflora
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.
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Coastal Prairie, Northern Oak Woodland, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted 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

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAOV8)


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: Apr 25, 2019).