Taxon  Report   4915    
Lipocarpha occidentalis  (A. Gray) G. C. Tucker
Western halfchaff sedge,  Western hemicarpha
Lipocarpha occidentalis, a monocot, is an annual grasslike herb that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Genus: Lipocarpha
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Hemicarpha occidentalis
More information about  Lipocarpha occidentalis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Feb 17, 2019).