Carex limosa L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 977 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Temp. Northern Hemisphere, Hispaniola, NW. Venezuela. It is a perennial or rhizomatous geophyte and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Altay, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Central European Rus, Colorado, Connecticut, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Iceland, Indiana, Inner Mongolia, Iowa, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mongolia, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Poland, Primorye, Prince Edward I., Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Ukraine, Utah, Venezuela, Vermont, Washington, West Siberia, Wisconsin, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Extinct in:

Delaware, Hungary, Netherlands

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • 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.
  • Iwatsuki, K., Boufford, D.E. & Ohba, H. (eds.) (2020). Flora of Japan IVa: 1-430. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.
  • 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. & al. (2016). Taxonomic and distribution notes on Carex (Cyperaceae) from the Neotropics. Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 51: 727-739.
  • Koopman, J. (2011). Carex Europaea. The Genus Carex L. (Cyperaceae) in Europe 1: 1-726. Margraf publishers,Weikersheim, Germany.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. & Armemov, I.A. (2012). Opredelitel' Rastenii Respublika Altai: 1-640. Novosibirsk: Izd-vo SO RAN.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Nikolin, E.G. (2020). Opredelitel' vysshikh rasteniy Yakutii: 1-895. Moskva : Tovarishchestvo Nauchnykh Izdaniy KMK Novosibirsk "Nauka".
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 6: 1-619. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Dimopoulos, P., Raus, T., Bergmeier, E., Constantinidis, T., Iatrou, G., Kokkini, S., Strid, A., & Tzanoudakis, D. (2013). Vascular plants of Greece. An annotated checklist: 1-372. Botanic gardens and botanical museum Berlin-Dahlem, Berlin and Hellenic botanical society, Athens.
  • Jiménez-Mejías, P. & al. (2016). Taxonomic and distribution notes on Carex (Cyperaceae) from the Neotropics. Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 51: 727-739.
  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. & Armemov, I.A. (2012). Opredelitel' Rastenii Respublika Altai: 1-640. Novosibirsk: Izd-vo SO RAN.
  • Zhao, Y.Z., Zhao, L.Q. & Rui, C. (eds.) (2019). Flora Intramongolica, edition 3, 6: 1-619. Typis Intramongolicae popularis, Huhhot.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 19, 1902 Faurie, U.J. [13419] Japan K000960906 Unknown Type Material Yes
May 19, 1902 Faurie, U.J. [8500] Japan K000960907 Unknown Type Material Yes
May 19, 1902 Faurie, U.J. [10046] Japan K000960905 Unknown Type Material Yes
May 19, 1902 Faurie, U.J. [8082] Japan K000960909 Unknown Type Material Yes
May 19, 1902 Faurie, U.J. [10045] Japan K000960910 Unknown Type Material Yes
Apr 26, 1902 Lyall [s.n.] Canada K002561245 Yes
Apr 26, 1902 s.coll. [s.n.] Canada K002561246 Yes
Apr 26, 1902 Hook [s.n.] Canada K002561250 Yes
Apr 26, 1902 Macoun, J. [137] Canada K001790007 Yes
Apr 26, 1902 s.coll. [s.n.] Canada K002561243 Yes
Apr 26, 1902 Gray, A. [s.n.] United States K001790002 Yes
Apr 25, 1902 Forster, E. [S.n.] K001615122 No
Apr 25, 1902 Martins; Roth [S.n.] K001615121 No
Apr 25, 1902 Davies, D.H. [S.n.] K002573134 No
Apr 25, 1902 Schwägrichen [S.n.] Germany K001615123 No
Macoun, J. [s.n.] Canada K001790003 Yes
Macoun, J. [283] Canada K001790004 Yes
[illegible] [s.n.] Canada K001790005 Yes
Hook [s.n.] Canada K001790006 Yes
Macoun, J. [s.n.] Canada K002561251 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States K001790009 Yes
Vahl [S.n.] Sweden K002573242 No
Brown, R. [1] K002573240 No
Faurie, U.J. [1640] Japan K000960908 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Science Photographs

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