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Carex leporinella is a species of sedge known by the common name Sierra hare sedge.
Carex leporinella produces dense clumps of thin stems up to about 30 centimeters tall. There are a few leaves at each stem, each very narrow and generally folded or rolled.
The open inflorescence is a cluster of several golden to brown spikes, their flowers covered with reddish-brown, white-edged scales. The fruit is coated in a winged, curved, light-colored sac called a perigynium.
- Jepson Manual Treatment - Carex leporinella
- USDA Plants Profile: Carex leporinella
- Flora of North America
- Carex leporinella - Photo gallery
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