Page authors: Don Knoke, David Giblin
Carex angustata
narrow-leaved sedge

Distribution: Occuring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to California, east to Idaho.

Habitat: Wet meadows in riparian zones from low to moderate elevations.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Carex angustata Boott
Publication: Fl. Bor.-Amer. 2: 218. 1839.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carex egregia Mack.
Carex eurycarpa T. Holm [HC]
Carex oxycarpa T. Holm
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex angustata checklist entry

OregonFlora: Carex angustata information

E-Flora BC: Carex angustata atlas page

CalPhotos: Carex angustata photos

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