Calflora
Taxon  Report   1543    
Carex echinata  Murray  ssp. phyllomanica  (W. Boott) Reznicek
Star sedge
Carex echinata ssp. phyllomanica
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Carex echinata ssp. phyllomanica
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Carex echinata ssp. phyllomanica
© 2016 Keir Morse
Carex echinata ssp. phyllomanica, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Carex echinata ssp. phyllomanica
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Parent: Carex echinata
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Coastal Prairie, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex echinata var. phyllomanica
PLANTS: Carex phyllomanica
More information about  Carex echinata ssp. phyllomanica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAECP)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 16, 2018).