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Taxon: Carex aquatilis Wahlenb.

Genus: Carex
Family: Cyperaceae subfamily: Cyperoideae tribe: Cariceae.
Nomen number: 9029
Place of publication: Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Nya Handl. 24:165. 1803
Name verified on: 18-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Mar-2003
Species priority site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM).
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • leafy tussock sedge   (Source: A. Molina, p.c.) – English
  • water sedge   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • Wasser-Segge   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • norrlandsstarr   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Animal food: fodder   (fide F USSR)
  • Animal food: forage   (fide F USSR)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia [s.e.]
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Chukchi, Magadan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Germany; Netherlands
    East Europe: Belarus [n.]; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part [n. & c.]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, Yukon Territory; Greenland; United States - Alaska
    Eastern Canada: Canada - New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec; St. Pierre and Miquelon
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Nunavut, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Vermont
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana [w.], Oregon, Washington, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah

      Naturalized:
  • ANTARCTIC
    Antarctic Continent: South Georgia and Sandwich

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Cody, W. J. 1996. Flora of the Yukon Territory.
  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. 1994. The vascular plants of British Colombia.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2.
  • Govaerts, R. & D. A. Simpson. 2007. World checklist of Cyperaceae, sedges.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934–1964. Flora SSSR.
  • Molina G., A. M. 2011. Review of Cyperaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm. via e–mail on 31 Mar.
  • Moss, E. H. & J. G. Packer. 1983. Flora of Alberta, ed. 2.
  • Porsild, A. E. & W. J. Cody. 1980. Vascular plants of continental Northwest Territories, Canada.
  • Standley, L. A. 1985. Systematics of the Acutae group of Carex (Cyperaceae) in the Pacific Northwest. Syst. Bot. Monogr. 7:51.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Carex aquatilis Wahlenb.:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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.

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?9029 (01 October 2014)

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