Taxon  Report   1628    
Carex scopulorum  Holm  var. bracteosa  (L. H. Bailey) F. J. Herm.
Bracted sedge,  Crater sedge, Mountain sedge
Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa, 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.

Bloom Period
Genus: Carex
Parent: Carex scopulorum

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

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Communities: Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Lodgepole Forest

Name Status:
Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex campylocarpa ssp. affinis
PLANTS: Carex campylocarpa
PLANTS: Carex gymnoclada
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More information about  Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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: Aug 18, 2019).