Page author: David Giblin
Carex stipata
awl-fruited sedge, sawbeak sedge

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east across most of North America to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Wet ground, lowlands (especially west of the Cascades) to mid-elevations in the mountains

Flowers: May-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Carex stipata Muhl. ex Willd.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 4(1): 233. 1805. 1805.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
(none provided)
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex stipata checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Carex stipata information.

E-Flora BC: Carex stipata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex stipata photos.

USDA Plants: Carex stipata information.

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