Carex L.

Description of the genus

Britain: 136 taxa.

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SpeciesSpecies codeContent
acuta L.
acuta × elata = C. × prolixa Fr.
acuta × nigra
acutiformis Ehrh.
acutiformis × acuta = C. × subgracilis Druce
acutiformis × riparia = C. × sooi Jákucs
acutiformis × vesicaria = C. × ducellieri Beauverd
appressa R. Br.
appropinquata Schumach.
aquatilis Wahlenb.
aquatilis × acuta
aquatilis × bigelowii = C. × limula Fr.
aquatilis × nigra = C. × hibernica A. Benn.
arenaria L.
atrata L.
atrofusca Schkuhr
bicolor All.
bigelowii Torr. ex Schwein.
binervis Sm.
binervis × punctata
binervis × viridula = C. × corstorphinei Druce
brunnea Thunb.
buchananii Berggr.
buxbaumii Wahlenb.
capillaris L.
capitata L.
caryophyllea Latourr.
chordorrhiza L. f.
crawfordii Fernald
curta Gooden.
davalliana Sm.
depauperata Curtis ex With.
devia Cheeseman
deweyana Schwein.
diandra Schrank
digitata L.
dioica L.
distans L.
distans × extensa = C. × tornabenii Chiov.
distans × hostiana = C. × muelleriana F.W. Schultz
distans × viridula = C. × luteola Sendtn.
disticha Huds.
divisa Huds.
divulsa Stokes[Agg]
divulsa Stokes subsp. divulsa
divulsa Stokes subsp. leersii (Kneuck.) W. Koch
divulsa × remota = C. × emmae L. Gross
echinata Murray
echinata × curta = C. × biharica Simonk.
echinata × dioica = C. × gaudiniana Guthnick
elata All.
elongata L.
ericetorum Pollich
extensa Gooden.
filiformis L.
flacca Schreb.
flagellifera Colenso
flava L.
flava × viridula = C. × alsatica Zahn
glacialis Mack.
hirta L.
hirta × vesicaria = C. × grossii Fiek
hostiana DC.
hostiana × viridula = C. × fulva Gooden.
hubbardii Nelmes
humilis Leyss.
inversa R. Br.
lachenalii Schkuhr
lachenalii × curta = C. × helvola Blytt ex Fr.
laevigata Sm.
laevigata × binervis = C. × deserta Merino
laevigata × viridula
lasiocarpa Ehrh.
lasiocarpa × riparia = C. × evoluta Hartm.
limosa L.
longebrachiata Boeck.
magellanica Lam. subsp. irrigua (Wahlenb.) Hiitonen
maritima Gunnerus
microglochin Wahlenb.
montana L.
muricata L.[Agg]
muricata L. subsp. muricata
muricata L. subsp. pairae (F.W. Schultz) Celak.
muricata × divulsa
nigra (L.) Reichard
nigra × bigelowii = C. × decolorans Wimm.
nigra × elata = C. × turfosa Fr.
norvegica Retz.
ornithopoda Willd.
otrubae Podp.
otrubae × divulsa
otrubae × remota = C. × pseudoaxillaris K. Richt.
ovalis Gooden.
pallescens L.
panicea L.
paniculata L.
paniculata × appropinquata = C. × rotae De Not.
paniculata × curta = C. × ludibunda J. Gay
paniculata × diandra = C. × beckmannii Keck ex F.W. Schultz
paniculata × remota = C. × boenninghauseniana Weihe
pauciflora Lightf.
pendula Huds.
pilulifera L.
pseudocyperus L.
pseudocyperus × rostrata = C. × justi-schmidtii Junge
pulicaris L.
punctata Gaudin
rariflora (Wahlenb.) Sm.
recta Boott
recta × aquatilis = C. × grantii A. Benn.
remota L.
riparia Curtis
riparia × vesicaria = C. × csomadensis Simonk.
rostrata Stokes
rostrata × vesicaria = C. × involuta (Bab.) Syme
rupestris Bellardi ex All.
salina Wahlenb.
saxatilis L.
saxatilis × viridula
secta Boott
solandri Boott
spicata Huds.
strigosa Huds.
sylvatica Huds.
tereticaulis F. Muell.
trinervis Degl.
vaginata Tausch
vesicaria L.
vesicaria × saxatilis = C. × grahamii Boott
virgata Sol. ex Boott
viridula Michx.[Agg]
viridula Michx. subsp. brachyrrhyncha (Celak.) B. Schmid
viridula Michx. subsp. oedocarpa (Andersson) B. Schmid
viridula Michx. subsp. viridula
vulpina L.
vulpinoidea Michx.

Other sources of information about Carex:

External websites:

ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Carex
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Carex
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Carex
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Carex
Kew Monocotyledon checklist: Carex

Copyright: Mark Hyde, 2008-24

Hyde, M.A. (2024). UK Flora: Genus page: Carex.
https://www.ukflora.info/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=1156, retrieved 17 June 2024

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