Carex capillaris L.

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

Distribution

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Altay, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, British Columbia, California, Central European Rus, China North-Central, Colorado, Czechoslovakia, East European Russia, Finland, France, Føroyar, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Iceland, Idaho, Inner Mongolia, Italy, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Maine, Manchuria, Manitoba, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, Morocco, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North Dakota, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Norway, Nova Scotia, Nunavut, Ontario, Oregon, Pakistan, Poland, Qinghai, Québec, Romania, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South Dakota, South European Russi, Spain, Svalbard, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Ukraine, Utah, Uzbekistan, Washington, West Siberia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Yakutskiya, Yugoslavia, Yukon

Introduced into:

Vermont

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
  • 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.
  • Hadinec, J. & Lustyk, P. (2017). Additamenta ad floram Reipublicae Bohemicae. XV.. Zprávy Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 52: 37-133.
  • 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.
  • 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".
  • Schlotgauer, S.D. & Kryukova, M.V. (2012). New and rare plant species in Khabarovsk territory. Turczaninowia 15(1): 51-54.
  • 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

  • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont. Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. & Armemov, I.A. (2012). Opredelitel' Rastenii Respublika Altai: 1-640. Novosibirsk: Izd-vo SO RAN.
  • Schlotgauer, S.D. & Kryukova, M.V. (2012). New and rare plant species in Khabarovsk territory. Turczaninowia 15(1): 51-54.
  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1929 Smith, K.A.H. [7354] China K000960884 Type Yes
Jun 14, 1902 Wright, C. [S.n.] Russia K002218756 No
Jun 12, 1902 S.coll. [S.n.] K002175021 No
Jun 12, 1902 Jordan [S.n.] France K001615132 No
Aug 20, 1851 Bourgeau, E. [1542] Spain K002175133 No
Thorv; Sørensen [3093] Greenland K002619924 Yes
S.coll. [S.n.] Russia K001615051 No
S.coll. [S.n.] Russia K001615050 No
S.coll. [S.n.] Russia K002218757 No
s.coll. [91-468-1813] United Kingdom K001625215 Yes
Bowman, R.B. [S.n.] Norway K001615131 No
S.coll. [S.n.] Norway K002175020 No
Ruhsam, M. [DMR248] United Kingdom K001768095 No
Licent, E. [2007] China K000960883 Type Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
  • 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

    • Copyright applied to individual images