1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Carex L.
      1. Carex flava L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe to NW. Iran, Canada, N. Central & NE. U.S.A.

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    Distribution

    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, Masachusettes, 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
    Wallich, N. [3387] Carex foliosa K000998836
    Royle, J.F. [126] Carex foliosa K000998837
    Don, D. [s.n.], Nepal Carex foliosa K000998835

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

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Seregin, A.P. (2014). Flora of Vladimir Oblast, Russia: grid data analysis: 1-441. KMK schientific press, Moscow.
    • 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.
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Amini Rad, M. (2006). New taxa records of Carex from Iran Rostaniha 7: 139-140.
    • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Conspectus Florae Caucasi 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.
    • 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.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Toom, M., Liira, J. & Kull, T. (2016). Tarnad. The genus Carex in Estonia: 1-303. Eesti Elurikkus 2.
    • Seregin, A.P. (2014). Flora of Vladimir Oblast, Russia: grid data analysis: 1-441. KMK schientific press, Moscow.
    • 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.

    Sources

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    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/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0