Taxon  Report   9052    
Carex pellita  Muhl. ex Willd.
Woolly sedge
Carex pellita
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex pellita
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Carex pellita
© 2006 Dean Wm. Taylor, Ph.D.
Carex pellita, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.

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Plant Characteristics
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Carex pellita
© 2013 Aaron Arthur
Genus: Carex
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex lasiocarpa var. latifolia
ICPN + PLANTS: Carex lanuginosa
More information about  Carex pellita
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


Search (Flora of North America)

website references from Google

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: Jan 22, 2019).