1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Carex L.
      1. Carex aurea Nutt.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic and W. North America to N. & Central U.S.A.

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alaska, Alberta, Arizona, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Manitoba, Masachusettes, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Dakota, Northwest Territorie, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Saskatchewan, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yukon

    Carex aurea Nutt. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Gen. N. Amer. Pl. 2: 205 (1818)

    Accepted by

    • Rink, G. & Licher, M. (2015). Cyperaceae. Sedge family. Part 1: Family description, key to the genera, and Carex L. Canotia 11: 1-97. Arizona State University, School of Life Sciences.
    • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Herkert, J.R. & Ebinger, J.E. (eds.) (2002). Endangered and Threatened Species of Illinois: status and distribution 1: 1-161. Endangered species protection board, Springfield, Illinois.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Rink, G. & Licher, M. (2015). Cyperaceae. Sedge family. Part 1: Family description, key to the genera, and Carex L. Canotia 11: 1-97. Arizona State University, School of Life Sciences.
    • Herkert, J.R. & Ebinger, J.E. (eds.) (2002). Endangered and Threatened Species of Illinois: status and distribution 1: 1-161. Endangered species protection board, Springfield, Illinois.

    Sources

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0