Taxon  Report   1627    
Carex scoparia  Schkuhr ex Willd.
Pointed broom sedge
Carex scoparia, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
Observation Hotline
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Bloom Period
Genus: Carex
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

CNPS accepted name:
Carex scoparia var. scoparia

More information about  Carex scoparia
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: May 24, 2019).