[The Sedge Family West of the Cascade Mts. of Oregon and Washington]

Sedges West of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington

The Genus Carex

Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii

Henderson's Sedge: Carex hendersonii

A very incomplete listing of sedges found west of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington:

Sitka Sedge: Carex aquatilis var. dives (Synonyms: Carex aquatilis var. sitchensis, Carex dives, Carex howellii, Carex panda, Carex sitchensis)

Bristly Sedge, Muricate Sedge, Prickly Sedge, Star Sedge, Stellate Sedge: Carex echinata ssp. echinata (Synonyms: Carex angustior, Carex echinata var. echinata, Carex muricata, Carex ormantha)

Coastal Star Sedge: Carex echinata ssp. phyllomanica (Synonym: Carex phyllomanica)

Feta Sedge, Greensheath Sedge, Green-sheath Sedge, Green-sheathed Sedge: Carex feta (Synonym: Carex straminea var. mixta)

False Golden Sedge: Carex hassei

Henderson's Sedge, Timber Sedge: Carex hendersonii

Long-stolon Sedge, Long-rhizome Sedge: Carex inops ssp. inops (Synonyms: Carex pensylvanica, Carex pensylvanica var. vespertina)

Klamath Sedge: Carex klamathensis

Few-ribbed Sedge, Lakeshore Sedge: Carex lenticularis var. impressa (Synonyms: Carex limnaea, Carex paucicostata)

Dewey's Sedge, Taperfruit Shortscale Sedge: Carex leptopoda (Synonyms: Carex deweyana, Carex deweyana ssp. leptopoda, Carex deweyana var. leptopoda)

Pale Sedge, Livid Sedge: Carex livida (Synonyms: Carex limosa var. livida, Carex livida var. grayana, Carex livida var. radicaulis, Carex livida var. rufiniformis)

Spring Sedge, Woodrush Sedge: Carex luzulina var. ablata (Synonyms: Carex ablata, Carex luzulina, Carex luzulina var. luzulina, Carex owyheensis)

Bighead Sedge, Big-headed Sedge, Largehead Sedge: Carex macrocephala (Synonym: Carex anthericoides, Carex macrocephala var. macrocephala)

Mendocino Sedge: Carex mendocinensis (Synonym: Carex debiliformis)

Merten's Sedge: Carex mertensii (Synonym: Carex columbiana)

Black Alpine Sedge: Carex nigricans

Naked Sedge, Torrent Sedge: Carex nudata (Synonyms: Carex acutina, Carex bishallii, Carex hallii, Carex nudata var. anomala, Carex suborbiculata, Carex tenacissima)

Slough Sedge: Carex obnupta (Synonym: Carex magnifica)

Chamisso Sedge, Thick-head Sedge, Thick-headed Sedge: Carex pachystachya (Synonyms: Carex festiva var. gracilis, Carex festiva var. pachystachya, Carex macloviana ssp. pachystachya, Carex macloviana var. pachystachya, Carex pachystachya ssp. pachystachya, Carex pachystachya var. gracilis, Carex pachystachya var. monds-coulteri, Carex platylepis, Carex pyrophila)

Sand Sedge, Sanddune Sedge: Carex pansa (Synonym: Carex arenicola ssp. pansa)

Woolly Sedge: Carex pellita (Synonym: Carex lanuginosa)

Serpentine Sedge: Carex serpenticola

Showy Sedge: Carex spectabilis (Synonyms: Carex invisa, Carex nigella, Carex spectabilis var. superba, Carex tolmiei, Carex tolmiei var. invisa)

Awl-fruit Sedge, Sawbeak Sedge: Carex stipata var. stipata

Brown Sedge, Pale Broom Sedge, Rusty Sedge, Rusty Slender Sedge: Carex subfusca (Synonyms: Carex macloviana ssp. subfusca, Carex teneraeformis, Carex teneriformis)

Foothill Sedge: Carex tumulicola


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