Calflora
Taxon  Report   1592    
Carex lyngbyei  Hornem.
Lyngbye's sedge
Carex lyngbyei, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   8th Edition
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: coastal, salt-marsh

Communities: Coastal Salt Marsh, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex cryptocarpa
PLANTS: Carex cryptochlaena
PLANTS: Carex lyngbyei var. robusta
More information about  Carex lyngbyei
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CALY3)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2019).