Page author: David Giblin
Carex heteroneura
different-veined sedge, smooth-fruited sedge

Distribution: Occurring along the Canadian border in Washington; British Columbia south to California, east to Sasketchewan and Rocky Mountains.

Habitat: Moist to wet sites in the subalpine and alpine zones.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Carex heteroneura W. Boott
Publication: Bot. California. 2: 239. 1880.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carex atrata L. var. erecta W. Boott [HC]
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex heteroneura checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Carex heteroneura atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex heteroneura photos.

USDA Plants: Carex heteroneura information.

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