Page author: David Giblin
Carex geyeri
elk sedge, Geyer's sedge

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

Habitat: Grassy slopes, meadows, and forest openings from the sagebrush foothills to middle elevations in the mountains.

Flowers: April-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Carex geyeri Boott
Publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London, Bot. 20: 118. 1846.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex geyeri checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Carex geyeri information.

E-Flora BC: Carex geyeri atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex geyeri photos.

USDA Plants: Carex geyeri information.

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