1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Carex L.
      1. Carex bigelowii Torr. ex Schwein.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic to N. U.S.A., Himalaya.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alaska, Aleutian Is., Altay, British Columbia, Buryatiya, China North-Central, East European Russia, Greenland, Iceland, Inner Mongolia, Irkutsk, Japan, Kamchatka, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manitoba, Mongolia, Nepal, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland, North European Russi, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nunavut, Ontario, Qinghai, Québec, Saskatchewan, Svalbard, Sweden, Tibet, Turkey, Tuva, Vermont, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yukon

    Carex bigelowii Torr. ex Schwein. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Sep 1, 2008 Drejer, S.T.N. [s.n.], Iceland K000960473 Unknown type material
    Sep 1, 2008 Rae, J. [s.n.], Iceland K000960472
    Goodenough, S. [s.n.] K000960470
    Goodenough, S. [s.n.] K000960471

    First published in Ann. Lyceum Nat. Hist. New York 1: 67 (1824)

    Accepted by

    • Koopman, J. (2011). Carex Europaea. The Genus Carex L. (Cyperaceae) in Europe 1: 1-726. Margraf publishers,Weikersheim, Germany.
    • 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.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Koopman, J. (2011). Carex Europaea. The Genus Carex L. (Cyperaceae) in Europe 1: 1-726. Margraf publishers,Weikersheim, Germany.
    • Hultén, E.O.G. (1960). Flora of the Aleutian Islands and westernmost Alaska Peninsula: with notes on the flora of Commander Islands, ed. 2: 1-376. Weinheim : J. Cramer ; New York : Hafner Pub. Co.

    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