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Carex kelloggii var. limnophila
coastal shore sedge

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington strictly along the coast, sometimes introduced in the West Cascades lowlands; Alaska to California.

Habitat: Dune slacks, shores, springs, wet meadows, and wet ledges near sea, strictly coastal.

Flowers: May-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Carex kelloggii W. Boott var. limnophila (Holm) B. L. Wilson & R. E. Brainerd
Publication: J. Bot. Res. Inst. Texas 7(1): 53. 2013.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carex goodenovii Gay var. limnophila (Holm) M.E. Jones
Carex hindsii C.B. Clarke
Carex lenticularis Michx. var. limnophila (Holm) Cronquist [FNA23, HC, SPNW]
Carex vulgaris L.H. Bailey var. limnophila Holm
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Carex kelloggii var. limnophila in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Carex kelloggii var. limnophila checklist entry

OregonFlora: Carex kelloggii var. limnophila information

E-Flora BC: Carex kelloggii var. limnophila atlas page

CalPhotos: Carex kelloggii var. limnophila photos

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