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Carex pauciflora
few-flowered sedge

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to Washington, east across Canada to northeastern North America; circumpolar.

Habitat: Sphagnum bogs and acidic peatlands, generally at low to moderate elevations in our area.

Flowers: June-July

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Carex pauciflora Lightf.
Publication: Fl. Scot. 2: 543, plate 6, fig. 2. 1777. 1777.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex pauciflora checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Carex pauciflora atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex pauciflora photos.

USDA Plants: Carex pauciflora information.

7 photographs:
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