Latin name: Carex spissa L. Bailey
  Pronunciation: KARE-ex SPIS-sa

  Common name: San Diego sedge
  Family: Cyperaceae (Sedge)
  Habitat: Streambanks below 2000', coastal sage
  scrub, chaparral, foothill woodland

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  Click for Latin name derivations:  1) Carex
  2) spissa
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