Page author: David Giblin
Carex siccata
dry-spike sedge

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Yukon Territory and Northwest Territory to Washington, also in the southern Rocky Mountains, east across Canada to the Great Lakes region, and eastern North America.

Habitat: Dry grassland, savanna, and open forest.

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Review Group 1 in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Carex siccata Dewey
Publication: Amer. J. Sci. Arts. 10: 278, plate F, fig. 18. 1826.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carex aenea Fernald, misapplied [HC]
Carex foenea Willd., misapplied [FNA23, HC2]
Carex foenea Willd. var. enervis D.K. Evans & Mohlenbr.
Carex foenea Willd. var. foenea, misapplied
Carex foenea Willd. var. tuberculata F.J. Herm.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex siccata checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Carex siccata information.

E-Flora BC: Carex siccata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex siccata photos.

USDA Plants: Carex siccata information.

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