Calflora
Taxon  Report   1650    
Carex vesicaria  L.
Blister sedge
Carex vesicaria, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex inflata
PLANTS: Carex vesicaria var. raeana
PLANTS: Carex vesicaria var. monile
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More information about  Carex vesicaria
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAVE6)


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: Jul 21, 2019).