Page author: David Giblin
Carex proposita
potato chip sedge

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in the Wenatchee Mountains and Cascades Range; also in Idaho and California.

Habitat: Dry rocky slopes and ridges, gen alpine.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Carex proposita Mack.
Publication: N. Amer. Fl. 18: 126. 1931.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex proposita checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Carex proposita atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex proposita photos.

USDA Plants: Carex proposita information.

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