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Taxon: Carex hirta L.

Genus: Carex
Family: Cyperaceae subfamily: Cyperoideae tribe: Cariceae.
Nomen number: 402799
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:975. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 18-Sep-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-Mar-2000
Species priority site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • hairy sedge   (Source: Weed CIBA ) – English
  • hammer sedge   (Source: A. Molina, p.c.) – English
  • carex hérissé   (Source: F NAmer ) – French
  • laîche hérissée   (Source: Zander Ency ) – French
  • behaarte Segge   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Eastern Canada: Canada - Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Wisconsin
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maryland

References:

  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961–. Flora of New Zealand.
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland. Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988)
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Egorova, T. V. 1999. The sedges (Carex L.) of Russia and adjacent states.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Govaerts, R. & D. A. Simpson. 2007. World checklist of Cyperaceae, sedges.
  • Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire. 1931–1941. Catalogue des plantes du Maroc.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  • Molina G., A. M. 2011. Review of Cyperaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e–mail on 31 Mar.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Scoggan, H. J. 1978–1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  • Simpson, D. A. & C. A. Inglis. 2001. Cyperaceae of economic, ethnobotanical and horticultural importance: a checklist. Kew Bull. 56:269.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
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Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?402799 (21 September 2014)

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