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Carex Linnaeus. Sedge.

Contributed by Derick B. Poindexter, Alan S. Weakley, and Bruce A. Sorrie

Key to Carex

A genus of about 2000 (or more) species, herbs, cosmopolitan, especially temperate and boreal.

Other Comments: Key to sections adapted closely from FNA23.

Ref: Ball & Reznicek (2002) In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2002b); Bryson, Kral, & Manhart (1987); Derieg et al. (2013); Dorey (2019); Dragon & Barrington (2009); Fernald (1942b); Frye & Lea (2002); Goetghebeur In Kubitzki (1998b); Kirschbaum (2007); Kral, Manhart, & Bryson (1987); LeBlond et al. (1994); Mackenzie (1931-1935); Maguilla et al. (2015); Maguilla et al. (2015); McKenzie & Nelson (2022); Medford, Poindexter, & Weakley (2021) In Weakley et al. (2021); Naczi (1993); Naczi, Bryson, & Cochrane (2002); Poindexter & Naczi (2014); Poindexter & Weakley (2018b) In Weakley et al. (2018a); Rettig (1989a); Sorrie et al. (2011); Ungberg (2022) In Weakley et al. (2022); Uttal (1971); Ward (2012a); Ward (2021). Show full citations.

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image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Carex grayi | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Andrew Lane Gibson | Carex gigantea | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Andrew Lane Gibson | Carex gigantea | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Keith Bradley | Carex atlantica | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Gary P. Fleming | Carex kobomugi | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Alan M. Cressler | Carex fraseriana | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Scott Ward | Original Image ⭷

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