Calflora
Taxon  Report   1614    
Carex phaeocephala  Piper
Brown head sedge,  Dunhead sedge, Mountain hare sedge
Carex phaeocephala, 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

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in non wetlands

Habitat: slopes, ridges

Communities: Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields

More information about  Carex phaeocephala
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAPH2)


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: Aug 18, 2019).