Page author: David Giblin
Carex deflexa
mountain mat sedge

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; British Columbia to California, east to Alberta, Montana, Wyoming, and Colorado, east across Canada to the Great Lakes region and northeastern North America.

Habitat: Montane to alpine open forest and meadows.

Flowers: June-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Carex deflexa Hornem.
Publication: Fors. Oecon. Plantel. ed. 3. 1: 938. 1821.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex deflexa checklist entry

OregonFlora: Carex deflexa information

E-Flora BC: Carex deflexa atlas page

CalPhotos: Carex deflexa photos

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