Taxon  Report   9761    
Carex deweyana  Schwein.  
(no longer an active name)
Dewey sedge
Carex deweyana, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Genus: Carex
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Coastal Prairie, Red Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Carex leptopoda

NOTE: Carex deweyana is no longer an active name.
More information about  Carex deweyana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Jun 19, 2019).