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Carex L. (sedges)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Carex acutiformis Ehrh. (Lesser Pond-sedge)
Ligule and leaf
Species  
Carex arenaria L. (Sand Sedge)
Plant
Species  
Carex binervis Sm. (Green-ribbed Sedge)
Female spikelet
Species  
Carex buchananii Berggr. (Silver-spiked Sedge) Species 1 ident refs
Carex caryophyllea Latourr. (Spring Sedge, Spring-sedge)
Plant in chalk sward
Species  
Carex comans (New Zealand Hair-sedge) Species 1 ident refs
Carex diandra Schrank (Lesser Tussock-sedge)
Plant
Species  
Carex digitata L. (Fingered Sedge)
Plant - in situ
Species  
Carex dioica L. (Dioecious Sedge)
Male spike - close-up
Species 1 ident refs
Carex divulsa Stokes (Grey Sedge) Species  
Carex divulsa subsp. divulsa Stokes (Grey Sedge)
Shoots
Subspecies  
Carex echinata Murray (Star Sedge)
Flowering shoot
Species  
Carex elata All. (Tufted Sedge, Tufted-sedge)
Plant - with flowers
Species  
Carex filiformis L. (Downy-fruited Sedge)
Flower spikes
Species  
Carex flacca Schreb. (Glaucous Sedge)
Inflorescence - side view - in situ
Species  
Carex flava L. (Large Yellow-sedge)
Inflorescence
Species  
Carex hirta L. (Hairy Sedge)
Flowering shoot
Species  
Carex humilis Leyss. (Dwarf Sedge)
Plant - top view
Species  
Carex laevigata Sm. (Smooth-stalked Sedge)
Flowering shoot
Species  
Carex limosa L. (Bog-sedge)
Plant - in situ
Species  
Carex muricata agg. L. sensu lato (a sedge) Species aggregate  
Carex muricata L. (Prickly Sedge) Species  
Carex muricata subsp. pairae (F.W. Schultz) Celak. (Small-fruited Prickly-sedge)
Plant
Subspecies  
Carex nigra (L.) Reichard (Common Sedge)
Plants - in flower
Species  
Carex otrubae Podp. (False Fox-sedge)
Inflorescence
Species  
Carex ovalis Gooden. (Oval Sedge)
Plant
Species  
Carex pallescens L. (Pale Sedge)
Shoot
Species  
Carex panicea L. (Carnation Sedge)
Plant - in situ
Species  
Carex paniculata L. (Greater Tussock-sedge)
Tussock - in situ
Species  
Carex pendula Huds. (Pendulous Sedge)
Plant - in situ
Species  
Carex pilulifera L. (Pill Sedge)
Infructescence - close-up
Species  
Carex pulicaris L. (Flea Sedge)
Plants - against water
Species  
Carex remota L. (Remote Sedge)
Shoots
Species  
Carex riparia Curtis (Great Pond-sedge, Greater Pond-sedge)
Ligule
Species  
Carex rostrata Stokes (Bottle Sedge)
Plant - in situ
Species  
Carex salina Wahlenb. (Salt-marsh Sedge) Species 1 ident refs
Carex strigosa Huds. (Thin-spiked Wood-sedge)
Plant
Species  
Carex sylvatica Huds. (Wood Sedge, Wood-sedge)
Plant - side view
Species  
Carex vesicaria L. (Bladder-sedge)
Ripe fruiting catkins
Species  
Carex viridula Michx. (Yellow Sedge) Species  
Carex viridula subsp. oedocarpa (Andersson) B. Schmid (Common Yellow Sedge, Common Yellow-sedge)
Plant - in situ
Subspecies  
Carex viridula subsp. viridula Michx. (Small-fruited Yellow Sedge, Small-fruited Yellow-sedge)
Plant
Subspecies  

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 4 general literature references to Carex (sedges)

Carex may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
PLANTAE
(plants)
TRACHEOPHYTA
(vascular plants)
MAGNOLIOPSIDA
(flowering plants)
LILIIDAE
(monocotyledonous flowering plants)
CYPERACEAE
(cotton-grasses, spike-rushes and sedges)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 676 feeding and other relationships of Carex (sedges)

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