Calflora
Taxon  Report   1610    
Carex pachystachya  Cham. ex Steud.
Chamisso sedge,  Thick headed sedge
Carex pachystachya, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California and and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
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Bloom Period
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex festiva var. gracilis
PLANTS: Carex pachystachya var. monds-coulteri
PLANTS: Carex pachystachya var. gracilis
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More information about  Carex pachystachya

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2020).