Page author: David Giblin
Carex pansa
sand sedge

Distribution: Along the coast in Washington; Washington south to California.

Habitat: Dunes, meadows, and other open areas along the coast.

Flowers: May-June

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Carex pansa L.H. Bailey
Publication: Bot. Gaz. 13: 82. 1888. 1888.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carex arenicola Fr. Schmidt ssp. pansa (L.H. Bailey) T. Koyama & Calder
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex pansa checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Carex pansa atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex pansa photos.

USDA Plants: Carex pansa information.

2 photographs:
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