Calflora
Taxon  Report   1638    
Carex subbracteata  Mack.
Small bract sedge
Carex subbracteata
© 2012 Jake Ruygt
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Carex subbracteata
© 2003 Steve Matson
Carex subbracteata, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.

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Carex subbracteata
© 2012 Jake Ruygt
Family: CYPERACEAE  
Genus: Carex
Communities: Southern Oak Woodland, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Coastal Prairie, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Carex subbracteata var. subbracteata
More information about  Carex subbracteata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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 (CASU4)

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 15, 2018).

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