Page author: David Giblin
Carex straminiformis
Mt. Shasta sedge

Distribution: Occurring in the Cascades of southern Washington; southern Washington to California, east to Idaho and Utah.

Habitat: Montane gravel, sand, ash, or pumice meadows, talus, and dry open forest, often near or above timberline.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Carex straminiformis L.H. Bailey
Publication: Mem. Torrey Bot. Club. 1: 24. 1889.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex straminiformis checklist entry

OregonFlora: Carex straminiformis information

E-Flora BC: Carex straminiformis atlas page

CalPhotos: Carex straminiformis photos

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