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Carex phaeocephala
mountain hare sedge

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to Alberta, Montana, and Colorado.

Habitat: Subalpine and alpine talus, rocky slopes, and dry meadows.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Carex phaeocephala Piper
Publication: Contr. U. S. Natl. Herb. 11: 172. 1906.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex phaeocephala checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Carex phaeocephala information.

E-Flora BC: Carex phaeocephala atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex phaeocephala photos.

USDA Plants: Carex phaeocephala information.

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