Carex canescens Linnaeus. Section: [26m] Section 9 Glareosae. Hab: Acidic bogs, other wetlands. Dist: Greenland and AK south to MD, WV, IL, NM, and CA; South America, Eurasia; Australia.
Origin/Endemic status: Native
Synonymy: = Carex canescens L. ssp. canescens – FNA23, K1, K3, K4, Mi, NE, NY; = Carex canescens L. var. canescens – F, G, Pa; = n/a – RAB; < Carex canescens L. – C, Mackenzie (1931-1935)