Taxon  Report   1652    
Carex vesicaria  L.  var. vesicaria   
(no longer an active name)
Blister sedge,  Inflated sedge
Carex vesicaria var. vesicaria, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Genus: Carex
Parent: Carex vesicaria
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

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

Name Status:
Accepted in JM93

ICPN + PLANTS other name:
Carex vesicaria

NOTE: Carex vesicaria var. vesicaria is no longer an active name.
More information about  Carex vesicaria var. vesicaria
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 25, 2020).