Carex leporina L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 973 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Azores, NW. Africa, Temp. Eurasia, W. Canada to W. U.S.A. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the temperate biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Altay, Amur, Austria, Azores, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Bulgaria, California, Central European Russia, Corse, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Irkutsk, Italy, Khabarovsk, Krasnoyarsk, Lebanon-Syria, Mongolia, Morocco, Netherlands, Nevada, North Caucasus, North European Russia, Northwest European Russia, Norway, Oregon, Poland, Portugal, Primorye, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, South European Russia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Ukraine, Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Argentina South, Chile Central, Chile South, Connecticut, KwaZulu-Natal, Maine, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, New Zealand North, Newfoundland, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward I., Québec, Tasmania, Tennessee, Wisconsin

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Hassler, M. & Muer, T. (2022). Flora Germanica: alle Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Deutschlands in Text und Bild 1: 1-864. Verlag Regionalkultur, Uberstadt-Weiher.
  • 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.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. & Armemov, I.A. (2012). Opredelitel' Rastenii Respublika Altai: 1-640. Novosibirsk: Izd-vo SO RAN.
  • Kurbatsky, V.I., Ebel, T.V. & Kuznetsov, A.A. (2009). To the study of the flora of the Khakasian Republic. Sistematicheskie Zametki po Materialam Gerbarii Imeni P. N. Krylova pri Tomskom Gosudarstvennom Universitete 101: 23-30.
  • Muñoz-Schüler, P. & al. (2023). The genus Carex (Cyperaceae) in Chile: a general update of its knowledge, with an identification key. Gayana. Botánica 80: 103-132.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Tohmé, G. & Tohmé, H. (2014). Illustrated Flora of Lebanon, ed. 2: 1-610. CNRS Publication.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • de Salas, MF, Baker, ML (2022). A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 1-161. Tasmanian Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. https://flora.tmag.tas.gov.au/resources/census/.
  • ul Haq, E. & al. (2013). Carex leporina (Cyperaceae), a species new for Indian Subcontinent. Rheedea 23: 30-33.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Carex lachenalii.]

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Gehrke, B. (2011). Synopsis of Carex (Cyperaceae) from sub-Saharan Africa and Madagascar. Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 166: 51-99.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. & Armemov, I.A. (2012). Opredelitel' Rastenii Respublika Altai: 1-640. Novosibirsk: Izd-vo SO RAN.
  • Kurbatsky, V.I., Ebel, T.V. & Kuznetsov, A.A. (2009). To the study of the flora of the Khakasian Republic. Sistematicheskie Zametki po Materialam Gerbarii Imeni P. N. Krylova pri Tomskom Gosudarstvennom Universitete 101: 23-30.
  • Muñoz-Schüler, P. & al. (2023). The genus Carex (Cyperaceae) in Chile: a general update of its knowledge, with an identification key. Gayana. Botánica 80: 103-132.
  • Stace, C. (2019). New Flora of the British Isles ed. 4: 1-1266. C & M Floristics.
  • Takhtajan, A.L. (ed.) (2006). Konspekt Flora Kavkaza 2: 1-466. Editio Universitatis Petropolitanae.
  • Tohmé, G. & Tohmé, H. (2014). Illustrated Flora of Lebanon, ed. 2: 1-610. CNRS Publication.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2010). Flora of China 23: 1-515. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • ul Haq, E. & al. (2013). Carex leporina (Cyperaceae), a species new for Indian Subcontinent. Rheedea 23: 30-33.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 20, 1899 s.coll. [53] Germany K002119175 No
Dec 20, 1899 Wilson [s.n.] United Kingdom K001617229 No
Tinéo, V. [s.n.] Carex ovalis var. argyroglochin K000960375 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bornemann, J.G. [s.n.] Germany Carex ovalis var. argyroglochin K000960374 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Germany Carex ovalis var. argyroglochin K000960371 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hoppe, D.H. [s.n.] Germany Carex ovalis var. argyroglochin K000960372 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [1095] Germany Carex ovalis var. argyroglochin K000960373 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hooper, S. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118921 Yes
Fernald, M.L. [1464] United States Carex ovalis K002615727 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Carex ovalis K002615731 Yes
Crosfield, A.J. [123] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118863 Yes
s.coll. [142] Carex ovalis K002119144 Yes
Hubbard, C.E. [9913] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118881 Yes
Boswell, H. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118918 Yes
Nelmes, E. [329] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118838 Yes
Nelmes, E. [757] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118843 Yes
Asplund, E. [s.n.] Sweden Carex ovalis K002119077 Yes
Horwood, A.R. [[123]] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118929 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [2163] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118893 Yes
Willmott, E.A.; Pin, C. [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119098 Yes
Boott, F.; Peete, W. [2] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118895 Yes
Davis, P.H. [[123]] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118925 Yes
Antoine [4] Italy Carex ovalis K002119110 Yes
Ristich, S. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118853 Yes
Munro, W. [108] Carex ovalis K002119146 Yes
Eggert, H. [s.n.] United States Carex ovalis K002615726 Yes
C.E.H. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118869 Yes
Fernald, M.L.; Wiegand, K.M. [4795] Canada Carex ovalis K002615721 Yes
Bourgeau, E.; Ball, J. [1541] Spain Carex ovalis K002119127 Yes
Nelmes, E. [272] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118879 Yes
Lambert [s.n.] Carex ovalis K002119140 Yes
Nelmes, E. [150] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118876 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [48878] France Carex ovalis K002119115 Yes
[?] [327] France Carex ovalis K002119109 Yes
Hubbard, C.E. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118912 Yes
Thompson, J.W. [2621] United States Carex ovalis K002615736 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Carex ovalis K002615730 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [6999] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118920 Yes
Stojanoff, N. [s.n.] Carex ovalis K002119131 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Italy Carex ovalis K002119120 Yes
Fraser, J. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118859 Yes
Beeby, W.H. [1434] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118858 Yes
Nelmes, E.; Bullock, A.A. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118887 Yes
Alston, A.H.G.; Sandwith, N.Y. [806] Greece Carex ovalis K002119139 Yes
Nelmes, E. [928] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118928 Yes
Willmott, E.A.; Pin, C. [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119108 Yes
Bullock, B.E.; Bullock, A.A. [164] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118885 Yes
Fraser, J. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118865 Yes
Swann, E.L. [2041] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118914 Yes
Routh, T.E. [1677] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118906 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [47567 B] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118849 Yes
Hall, P.M. [364] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118854 Yes
Nelmes, E. [837] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118846 Yes
{Fernald, M.L.; Harold St. John} [10946] Canada Carex ovalis K002615710 Yes
Debray, M. [565] France Carex ovalis K002119100 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [2334] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118892 Yes
Laestadius [229] Finland Carex ovalis K002119075 Yes
s.coll. [103] Bosnia and Herzegovina Carex ovalis K002119124 Yes
Milne-Redhead, G. [1311] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118877 Yes
Nelmes, E. [23 & 24] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118866 Yes
Fernald, M.L.; Wiegand, K.M. [2758] Canada Carex ovalis K002615722 Yes
Nelmes, E. [554] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118834 Yes
Alm, C.G. [592] Sweden Carex ovalis K002119081 Yes
Grubb, P.S. [173] Kosovo Carex ovalis K002119137 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [s.n.] Sweden Carex ovalis K002119078 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [2041 C] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118890 Yes
{Fernald, M.L.; Bartram, E.B.; Long, B.H.; Harold St. John} [7017] Canada Carex ovalis K002615715 Yes
Halse, R. [2235] United States Carex ovalis K002615723 Yes
Macoun, J. [s.n.] Canada Carex ovalis K002615716 Yes
{Fernald, M.L.; Harold St. John} [148] Canada Carex ovalis K002615718 Yes
Wickens, G.E. [16] Finland Carex ovalis K002119095 Yes
Carrina; Mendonca [1930] Portugal Carex ovalis K002119129 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119111 Yes
{Fernald, M.L.; Harold St. John} [10944] Canada Carex ovalis K002615712 Yes
Nelmes, E. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118842 Yes
Norris [103] Bosnia and Herzegovina Carex ovalis K002119119 Yes
Lowne, B.T. [[1124]] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118897 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [6309] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118894 Yes
Nelmes, E. [443] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118882 Yes
Townsend, C.C. [171] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118839 Yes
Nelmes, E. [757] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118844 Yes
{Fernald, M.L.; Harold St. John} [10935] Canada Carex ovalis K002615713 Yes
Thorné, T. [s.n.] Sweden Carex ovalis K002119076 Yes
Sennen (Frère) [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119113 Yes
Bullock, A. [199] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118886 Yes
Lange, F. [s.n.] Norway Carex ovalis K002119092 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118898 Yes
Day, F.M. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118857 Yes
Bachham, J. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118850 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Carex ovalis K002119121 Yes
Sampson, A.B.; Sampson, H.C. [1112] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118861 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [46838 A] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118862 Yes
Maly, K. [s.n.] Bosnia and Herzegovina Carex ovalis K002119135 Yes
Townsend, C.C. [[171]] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118840 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Carex ovalis K002119118 Yes
Chase, V.; Kneucker, A. [368] United States Carex ovalis K002615732 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United States Carex ovalis K002615725 Yes
Townsend, C.C. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118836 Yes
Huter [254] Spain Carex ovalis K002119130 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [2041 C] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118891 Yes
Bourgeau, E. [288] Spain Carex ovalis K002119123 Yes
Townsend, C.C. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118837 Yes
Jackson, A.K. [11] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118915 Yes
Milne-Redhead, G.; Nelmes, E. [5644] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118884 Yes
Thompson, H.S. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118908 Yes
Fries, E. [s.n.] Sweden Carex ovalis K002119091 Yes
[Gr Man] [103] Carex ovalis K002615729 Yes
Willmott, E.A.; Pin, C. [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119106 Yes
Sandwith, N.Y. [3800] France Carex ovalis K002119104 Yes
Wallace, E.C. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118880 Yes
Willmott, E.A.; Bonnet, E. [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119099 Yes
Milne-Redhead, G. [2406] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118835 Yes
C.E.H. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118868 Yes
Willmott, E.A.; Pin, C. [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119097 Yes
Bourgeau, E. [1541] Spain Carex ovalis K002119125 Yes
Nelmes, E. [845] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118847 Yes
F.A.S. [2608] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118903 Yes
Hunt, P.F. [1224] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118923 Yes
{Fernald, M.L.; Harold St. John} [149] Canada Carex ovalis K002615717 Yes
Montford, H.; Turrill, W.B. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118873 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Norway Carex ovalis K002119089 Yes
Pin, C. [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119096 Yes
s.coll. [3] France Carex ovalis K002119112 Yes
Guinard, A.J. [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119103 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118901 Yes
{Fernald, M.L.; Harold St. John} [10935] Canada Carex ovalis K002615714 Yes
Gregor, A.G. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118833 Yes
Riddelsdell, H.J. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118867 Yes
Day, F.M. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118856 Yes
Samuelsson, V. [350] Sweden Carex ovalis K002119080 Yes
{Fernald, M.L.; Harold St. John} [10936] Canada Carex ovalis K002615711 Yes
Nelmes, E. [928] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118927 Yes
Womersley, J.S. [44] Norway Carex ovalis K002119085 Yes
Nelmes, E. [837] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118845 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [6999] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118917 Yes
Fernald, M.L.; Wiegand, K.M. [4813] Canada Carex ovalis K002615720 Yes
Rydén, C.M. [171] Sweden Carex ovalis K002119082 No
Clarke, C.B. [s.n.] Carex ovalis K002119117 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118916 Yes
Taylor, J. [s.n.] Carex ovalis K002119126 Yes
Bredemann, G.; Nieser, O. [19] Germany Carex ovalis K002119143 Yes
Griffith, R.E. [210] United States Carex ovalis K002615724 Yes
Raimondo, F.M. [29/M] Italy Carex ovalis K002119122 Yes
Wade, A.E. [1784] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118910 Yes
Schneider, C.K.; Bergmann [958] Bulgaria Carex ovalis K002119132 Yes
{Fernald, M.L.; Harold St. John} [155] Canada Carex ovalis K002615719 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Carex ovalis K002119142 Yes
Britton, C.E. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118864 Yes
Horwood, A.R. [20] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118930 Yes
Holmboe, J.; Lid, J. [s.n.] Norway Carex ovalis K002119088 Yes
[C. M. Maynard] [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118874 Yes
Brummitt, R.; Hooper, S. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118911 Yes
Montford, H.; Turrill, W.B. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118871 Yes
Milne Redhead, G. [1312] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118878 Yes
Fernald, M.L.; Long, B.H. [12908] Carex ovalis K002615734 Yes
Brotherus, V.F. [108] Finland Carex ovalis K002119094 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [48858] France Carex ovalis K002119114 Yes
Clarke, C.B. [47005[B]] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118848 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Norway Carex ovalis K002119087 Yes
Hartz, J.; Ostenfeld, C. [s.n.] Faroe Islands Carex ovalis K002119084 Yes
Nelmes, E. [684] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118841 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118926 Yes
DÜR, D. [2284] Denmark Carex ovalis K002119074 Yes
Hooper, S. [12/60] North Macedonia Carex ovalis K002119134 Yes
Rechinger, K.H. [10868] Greece Carex ovalis K002119138 Yes
Wickens, G.E. [41] Finland Carex ovalis K002119093 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [20126] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118860 Yes
Kent, D.H. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118907 Yes
[H. Montford]; Turrill, W.B. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118870 Yes
Brummitt, R.K. [5460] Italy Carex ovalis K002119116 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Norway Carex ovalis K002119090 Yes
Targioni [s.n.] Carex ovalis K002119145 Yes
Sheahan, M.C. [MCS 003] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118922 Yes
Gilbert, J.L. [349] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118889 Yes
Snell, A.J. [s.n.] Sweden Carex ovalis K002119079 Yes
Bentham [s.n.] Carex ovalis K002119128 Yes
F.A.S. [753/53 (2608)] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118904 Yes
Willmott, E.A.; Pin, C. [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119105 Yes
Hubbard, C.E. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118913 Yes
Tufvesson, P. [s.n.] Sweden Carex ovalis K002119083 Yes
Guillon, A.; Gamble, J.S. [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119101 Yes
Churchill, J.R. [s.n.] United States Carex ovalis K002615735 Yes
Brenan, J.P.M. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118924 Yes
Austine, M. [s.n.] Carex ovalis K002119141 Yes
Blake, S.F. [9481] United States Carex ovalis K002615728 Yes
Lowne, B.T. [[1115]] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118896 Yes
Montford, H.; Turrill, W.B. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118872 Yes
{Willmott, E.A.; Ed. Bonnet} [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119107 Yes
s.coll. [171] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118919 Yes
Gamble, J.S. [30130] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118851 Yes
Collett, R. [s.n.] Norway Carex ovalis K002119086 Yes
Wheeler, C.F.; Coville, F.V. [s.n.] United States Carex ovalis K002615733 Yes
Harley, R.M. [17730] Bulgaria Carex ovalis K002119133 Yes
Ristich, S. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118852 Yes
Jackson, A.B. [1677] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118905 Yes
Cook, C.D.K.; Grubb, P.J.; Newman, E.I.; Whitmore, T.C. [182] North Macedonia Carex ovalis K002119136 Yes
Nelmes, E. [447] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118883 Yes
Salisbury, E.J. [s.n.] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118888 Yes
F.A.S. [2608] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118902 Yes
Fourcade [s.n.] France Carex ovalis K002119102 Yes
Lousley, J.E. [W 2638] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118855 Yes
Nelmes, E. [150] United Kingdom Carex ovalis K002118875 Yes
Savile, D.B.O.; Taylor, R.L.; Calder, J.A. [23508] Canada Carex tracyi K002615737 Yes

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