*Carex kobomugi Ohwi. Section: [26k] Section 8 Macrocephalae. Phen: Mar-Jul. Hab: Sand dunes, especially on fore-dunes. Dist: Native of Japan.
Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia
Other Comments: C. kobomugi is distinctive in its short stout culms, and its terminal, headlike, dioecious inflorescences. This species is planted as a stabilizer of coastal dunes.
Synonymy: = C, F, FNA23, G, K1, K3, K4, NE, NY, Va; = n/a – RAB