Page author: David Giblin
Carex breweri
Brewer's sedge

Distribution: Occurring in the Cascades Mountains from Mt. Adams and south in Washington; south-central Washington to California and Nevada.

Habitat: Volcanic ash, pumice, scree, talus, rocky slopes in the subalpine and alpine.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Carex breweri Boott
Publication: Ill. Carex. 142, plate 455. 1867.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carex breweri Boott var. breweri [HC]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex breweri checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Carex breweri atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex breweri photos.

USDA Plants: Carex breweri information.

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