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Stick Sedge
Carex multicaulis
  
About Stick Sedge (Carex multicaulis) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Carex multicaulis is a species of sedge known by the common name manystem sedge. It is native to California, western Nevada, and southern Oregon, where it grows in chaparral and open forest montane habitats. This reedlike sedge produces clumps of narrow stems up to 50 or 60 centimeters tall, with short, folded or rolled leaves. The inflorescence is a narrow cluster of spike-shaped staminate flowers above a cluster of more rounded pistillate flowers. This reedlike sedge produces clumps of narrow stems up to 50 or 60 centimeters tall, with short, folded or rolled leaves. The inflorescence is a narrow cluster of spike-shaped staminate flowers above a cluster of more rounded pistillate flowers.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Grasses

Size
Size
1 - 2 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color
Brown

Wildlife Supported
 


 
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Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Full Sun, Part Shade

Natural Setting
Climate
Climate
Annual Precipitation: 5.0" - 133.4", Summer Precipitation: 0.25" - 3.95", Coldest Month: 29.9" - 54.1", Hottest Month: 47.6" - 80.8", Humidity: 0.14" - 32.21", Elevation: 210" - 9666"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Manystem Sedge, Thompkins' Sedge


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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