Calflora
Taxon  Report   9770    
Carex scopulorum  Holm
Mountain sedge
Carex scopulorum
© © 2014 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex scopulorum, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Carex scopulorum
© 2014 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Lodgepole Forest

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN + PLANTS

 
More information about  Carex scopulorum
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CASC12)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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 18, 2018).