Taxon  Report   1628    
Carex scopulorum  Holm  var. bracteosa  (L. H. Bailey) F. J. Herm.
Bracted sedge,  Crater sedge, Mountain sedge
Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
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Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa, 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 var. bracteosa
© 2007 Steve Matson
Genus: Carex
Parent: Carex scopulorum
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Subalpine Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Lodgepole Forest

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

Habitat: streambanks, meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Carex campylocarpa ssp. affinis
PLANTS: Carex campylocarpa
PLANTS: Carex gymnoclada
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More information about  Carex scopulorum var. bracteosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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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:   (Accessed: Dec 11, 2018).

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