Page author: David Giblin
Carex lasiocarpa
wiregrass
WTU specimens
Other herbaria

Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska south to California, east to Idaho and Montana in our area; also throughout northeastern North America.

Habitat: Wet meadows, bogs, fens, streambanks, and lakeshores where sometimes forming floating mats.

Flowers: May-September

Origin: Native

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Description:

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Accepted Name:
Carex lasiocarpa Ehrh.
Publication: Hannover. Mag. 22: 132. 1784. 1784.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carex lanuginosa Michx. [HC]
Carex lasiocarpa Ehrh. var. americana Fernald [HC]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex lasiocarpa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Carex lasiocarpa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex lasiocarpa photos.

USDA Plants: Carex lasiocarpa information.

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