Latin name: Carex alma L. Bailey
  Pronunciation: KARE-ex AL-ma
  Common name: Sturdy sedge
  Family: Cyperaceae (Sedge)
  Habitat: Springs, streambanks to 7500', Transverse
  and Peninsular Ranges, desert mountains
  Blooming period: Summer
  Click for Latin name derivations: (1) Carex
  (2) alma
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