Page author: David Giblin
Carex scopulorum
mountain sedge

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

Habitat: Montana and subalpine wet meadows, marshes, shores, stream banks, and peatlands.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Carex scopulorum T. Holm
Publication: Amer. J. Sci. 164: 422, figs. 1–6. 1902. 1902.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex scopulorum checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Carex scopulorum information.

E-Flora BC: Carex scopulorum atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex scopulorum photos.

USDA Plants: Carex scopulorum information.

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