Page author: David Giblin
Carex obnupta
slough sedge

Distribution: Occurring chiefly west of the Cascades crest in Washington; northern British Columbia to California.

Habitat: Sloughs, shores, wet meadows, riparian forest and ditches, in either sun or shade.

Flowers: April-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Carex obnupta L.H. Bailey
Publication: Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci., ser. 2. 3: 104. 1891.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carex magnifica Dewey ex Piper
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex obnupta checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Carex obnupta information.

E-Flora BC: Carex obnupta atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex obnupta photos.

USDA Plants: Carex obnupta information.

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