Calflora
Taxon  Report   1613    
Carex petasata  Dewey
Liddon sedge,  Liddon's sedge
Carex petasata, 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.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.3 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(57 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex

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

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carex petasata

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 29, 2020).