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Carex amplifolia
big-leaf sedge

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to the Rocky Mountains.

Habitat: Swamps, bogs and other wet places, lowlands to moderate elevations in the mountains

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Carex amplifolia Boott
Publication: Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 228, plate 226. 1839.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Carex amplifolia in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Carex amplifolia checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Carex amplifolia information.

E-Flora BC: Carex amplifolia atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex amplifolia photos.

USDA Plants: Carex amplifolia information.

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