Taxon  Report   9760    
Carex capitata  L.  ssp. capitata   
(no longer an active name)
Capitate sedge
Carex capitata ssp. capitata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California.
Genus: Carex
Parent: Carex capitata

Arid West: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN other name:
Carex capitata

NOTE: Carex capitata ssp. capitata is no longer an active name.
More information about  Carex capitata ssp. capitata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Consortium of California Herbaria

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: Dec 10, 2019).