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This species is accepted, and its native range is Europe to W. Himalaya, Subarctic America to N. U.S.A.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

Native to:

Alaska, Albania, Alberta, Altay, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Greenland, Hungary, Iceland, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Mongolia, Montana, Netherlands, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Poland, Québec, Romania, Saskatchewan, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Ukraine, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Wisconsin, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Carex rostrata Stokes appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Apr 23, 1903 s.coll. [s.n.] K000960509 Unknown type material
Brenner, M.M.W. [s.n.], Krasnoyarsk K000960637
Richardson, J. [s.n.], Canada K001079122
Sartwell, H.P. [153], New York K001079121
Richardson, J. [s.n.], Canada K001079119 lectotype
Drummond, T. [s.n.], Canada K001079120 Unknown type material

First published in W.Withering, Bot. Arr. Brit. Pl. ed. 2, 2: 1059 (1787)

Accepted by

  • Amini Rad, M. (2006). New taxa records of Carex from Iran Rostaniha 7: 139-140.
  • 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.
  • Douglas, G.W., Meidinger, D. & Penny, J.L. (2002). Rare Native Vascular Plants of British Columbia, ed. 2: 1-358. Province of British Columbia.
  • 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.
  • Koopman, J. (2011). Carex Europaea. The Genus Carex L. (Cyperaceae) in Europe 1: 1-726. Margraf publishers,Weikersheim, Germany.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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