Page author: David Giblin
Carex pendula
pendulous sedge

Distribution: Occurring west of the Cascades crest in lowland western Washington; southwestern British Columbia to California.

Habitat: Forest edge and openings, riparian zones, and other moist areas at low elevations, often where disturbed.

Flowers: May-September

Origin: Introduced from Europe

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Carex pendula Huds.
Publication: Fl. Angl. 352. 1762.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex pendula checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Carex pendula atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex pendula photos.

USDA Plants: Carex pendula information.

9 photographs:
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