1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Carex L.
      1. Carex mertensii J.D.Prescott ex Bong.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Kuril Islands, N. & Central Japan, Alaska to W. U.S.A.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alaska, Alberta, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Japan, Kuril Is., Montana, Oregon, Washington

    Carex mertensii J.D.Prescott ex Bong. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 1902 Tuckerman, E. [2], USA K001079038 Unknown type material
    Apr 2, 1902 Scouler, J. [s.n.], USA K001079037
    Menzies, A. [1], USA K001079035 Unknown type material
    Beechey, F.W. [3], USA K001079036

    First published in Veg. Sitcha: 51 (1833)

    Accepted by

    • 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.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    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