Page author: David Giblin
Carex tahoensis
Lake Tahoe sedge

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

Habitat: Generally subalpine and alpine rocky slopes, ridges, talus and scree, and dry meadows.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Carex tahoensis Smiley
Publication: Univ. Calif. Publ. Bot. 9: 119. 1921. 1921.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carex eastwoodiana Stacey
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex tahoensis checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Carex tahoensis information.

E-Flora BC: Carex tahoensis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex tahoensis photos.

USDA Plants: Carex tahoensis information.

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