Carex xerophila Janeway & Zika

, MadroƱo 61(3): 299, figs. 1-6 (2014).
IPNI Life Sciences Identifier (LSID)
Madrono; Journal of the California Botanical Society. Berkeley, CA
61(3): 299, figs. 1-6
Date of Publication
24 Jul 2014
Family as entered in IPNI

Type Information

Collector Team
P. F. Zika & L. P. Janeway P.F.Z. 25874
Bureau of Land Management Cameron Park Unit, Pine Hill Preserve, N of Route 50, 3.3 air km W of reservoir on Sawmill Creek, Shingle Springs, alt. 450 m
Collection Date
17 May 2012
Type Herbaria
holotype WTU
isotype CAS
isotype CHSC
isotype GH
isotype JEPS
isotype MICH
isotype OSC
isotype RSA
isotype US
Distribution Of Types
El Dorado County (California, Southwestern U.S.A., Northern America)


Etymology: Carex xerophila is named for the xeric sites it inhabits. We propose the common name chaparral sedge. doi:10.3120/0024-9637-61.3.299