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Taxon: Carex capillaris L.

Genus: Carex
Family: Cyperaceae subfamily: Cyperoideae tribe: Cariceae.
Nomen number: 9045
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:977. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 19-May-1999 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:


Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey [n.e.]
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Middle Asia: Kyrgyzstan
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East
    China: China [n.]
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Faroe Islands; Finland; Iceland; Norway; Svalbard and Jan Mayen; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Czech Republic; Germany; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Italy; Montenegro; Romania; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • 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, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec; St. Pierre and Miquelon
    Western Canada: Canada - Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Saskatchewan
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York
    North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Wyoming
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California, Nevada, Utah

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Check other web resources for Carex capillaris L.:


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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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?9045 (02 September 2014)

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