Page author: David Giblin
Carex engelmannii
Engelmann's sedge

Distribution: Occurring in the Olympic Mountains and in the Cascades Mountains south to Mt. Adams in Washington; southern British Columbia to Mt. Adams in Washington, east to Idaho, Montana, and Colorado.

Habitat: Dry or moist fellfields, rocky slopes, talus and scree, cliffs and meadows in the alpine.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Carex engelmannii L.H. Bailey
Publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts. 22: 132. (as engelmanni). 1887.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carex breweri Boott var. paddoensis (Suksd.) Cronquist [HC]
Carex engelmannii L.H. Bailey var. paddoensis (Suksd.) Kneucker
Carex paddoensis Suksd.
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex engelmannii checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Carex engelmannii atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex engelmannii photos.

USDA Plants: Carex engelmannii information.

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