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This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe to NW. Iran, Canada to N. Central & NE. U.S.A.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Algeria, Austria, Baltic States, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Connecticut, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Idaho, Indiana, Iran, Italy, Krym, Labrador, Maine, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Morocco, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Poland, Prince Edward I., Québec, Rhode I., Romania, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Vermont, Wisconsin, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia

Carex flava L. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Collins, J.F. [s.n.], Québec K000907975
Royle, J.F. [126] Carex foliosa K000998837
Wallich, N. [3387] Carex foliosa K000998836
Don, D. [s.n.], Nepal Carex foliosa K000998835

First published in Sp. Pl.: 975 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Amini Rad, M. (2006). New taxa records of Carex from Iran Rostaniha 7: 139-140.
  • Crins, W.J. & Ball, P.W. (1989). Taxonomy of the Carex flava complex (Cyperaceae) in North America and northern Eurasia. II. Taxonomic treatment Canadian Journal of Botany 67: 1048-1065.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
  • Jermy, C., Simpson, D., Foley, M. & Porter, M. (2007). Sedges of the British Isles. B.S.B.I. Handbook No. 1, ed. 3: 1-554. Botanical Society of the British Isles, London.
  • Jiménez-Mejías, P., Luceño, M. & Martín-Bravo, S. (2014). Species boundries within the southwest Old World populations of Carex flava group (Cyperaceae) Systematic Botany 39: 117-131.
  • Jiménez-Mejías, P., Martín-Bravo, S. & Luceño, M. (2012). Systematics and taxonomy of Carex sect. Ceratocystis (Cyperaceae) in Europe: A molecular and cytogenetic approach Systematic Botany 37: 382-398.
  • Koopman, J. (2011). Carex Europaea. The Genus Carex L. (Cyperaceae) in Europe 1: 1-726. Margraf publishers,Weikersheim, Germany.
  • Seregin, A.P. (2014). Flora of Vladimir Oblast, Russia: grid data analysis: 1-441. KMK schientific press, Moscow.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Toom, M., Liira, J. & Kull, T. (2016). Tarnad. The genus Carex in Estonia: 1-303. Eesti Elurikkus 2.
  • Wiec ?aw, H. (2014). Carex flava agg. (section Ceratocystis, Cyperaceae) in Poland: taxonomy, morphological variation and soil conditions Biodiversity: Research and Conservation 33: 3-47.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jermy, C., Simpson, D., Foley, M. & Porter, M. (2007). Sedges of the British Isles. B.S.B.I. Handbook No. 1, ed. 3: 1-554. Botanical Society of the British Isles, London.
  • Seregin, A.P. (2014). Flora of Vladimir Oblast, Russia: grid data analysis: 1-441. KMK schientific press, Moscow.
  • Toom, M., Liira, J. & Kull, T. (2016). Tarnad. The genus Carex in Estonia: 1-303. Eesti Elurikkus 2.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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