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Carex

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Contains 220 accepted taxa overall.

Family: Cyperaceae
Common Name:sedge

Classification

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Order Poales
FamilyCyperaceae
Genus Carex

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Species

Scientific NameCommon Name
Carex abscondita concealed sedge
Carex acutiformis lesser pond sedge
Carex aestivalis summer sedge
Carex aestivalis × C. gracillima = C. ×aestivaliformis false summer sedge
Carex aggregata glomerate sedge
Carex alata broad-winged sedge
Carex albicans white-tinged sedge
Carex albicans × C. umbellata hybrid sedge
Carex albolutescens greenish-white sedge
Carex albursina white bear sedge
Carex alopecoidea foxtail sedge
Carex amphibola ambiguous sedge
Carex annectens yellow-fruited sedge
Carex appalachica Appalachian sedge
Carex aquatilis water sedge
Carex arcta northern clustered sedge
Carex arctata drooping wood sedge
Carex arctata × C. castanea = C. ×knieskernii Knieskern’s sedge
Carex argyrantha silvery-green sedge
Carex atherodes wheat sedge
Carex atlantica ssp. atlantica wide-leaved prickly bog sedge
Carex atlantica ssp. capillacea narrow-leaved prickly bog sedge
Carex atratiformis scabrous black sedge
Carex aurea golden-fruited sedge
Carex backii Back’s sedge
Carex baileyi Bailey’s sedge
Carex barrattii Barratt’s sedge
Carex bebbii Bebb’s sedge
Carex bicknellii Bicknell’s sedge
Carex bigelowii ssp. bigelowii Bigelow’s sedge
Carex billingsii Billings’s sedge
Carex blanda common woodland sedge
Carex brevior round-fruited sedge
Carex bromoides ssp. bromoides brome-like sedge
Carex brunnescens brownish sedge
Carex bullata button sedge
Carex bushii Bush’s sedge
Carex buxbaumii brown bog sedge
Carex canescens ssp. canescens typical hoary sedge
Carex canescens ssp. disjuncta disjunct hoary sedge
Carex capillaris hair-like sedge
Carex careyana Carey’s sedge
Carex caroliniana Carolina sedge
Carex caryophyllea vernal sedge
Carex castanea chestnut sedge
Carex cephaloidea cluster-headed sedge
Carex cephalophora oval-headed sedge
Carex chordorrhiza creeping sedge
Carex collinsii Collins’s sedge
Carex communis var. communis common sedge
Carex comosa bristly sedge
Carex comosa × C. hystericina hybrid sedge
Carex conjuncta connected sedge
Carex conoidea field sedge
Carex crawei Crawe’s sedge
Carex crawfordii Crawford’s sedge
Carex crinita var. brevicrinis short-fringed sedge
Carex crinita var. crinita common fringed sedge
Carex cristatella crested sedge
Carex cryptolepis small yellow sedge
Carex cryptolepis × C. viridula hybrid sedge
Carex cumulata clustered sedge
Carex davisii Davis’s sedge
Carex debilis var. debilis white-edged sedge
Carex debilis var. rudgei Rudge’s sedge
Carex decomposita large-panicled sedge
Carex deflexa var. deflexa northern sedge
Carex deweyana var. deweyana Dewey’s sedge
Carex diandra lesser-panicled sedge
Carex digitalis × C. laxiculmis var. laxiculmis hybrid sedge
Carex digitalis var. digitalis slender woodland sedge
Carex disperma soft-leaved sedge
Carex eburnea bristle-leaved sedge
Carex echinata ssp. echinata star sedge
Carex echinodes bristly nodding sedge
Carex emmonsii Emmons’s sedge
Carex emoryi Emory’s sedge
Carex exilis meager sedge
Carex extensa long-bracted sedge
Carex festucacea fescue sedge
Carex flacca glaucous sedge
Carex flava large yellow sedge
Carex flava × C. viridula = C. ×ruedtii Ruedt’s sedge
Carex foenea hay sedge
Carex folliculata long sedge
Carex formosa handsome sedge
Carex frankii Frank’s sedge
Carex garberi elk sedge
Carex glaucodea blue sedge
Carex gracilescens slender rich woodland sedge
Carex gracillima graceful sedge
Carex gracillima × C. hirsutella hybrid sedge
Carex gracillima × C. hirtifolia = C. ×sullivantii Sullivant’s sedge
Carex gracillima × C. swanii hybrid sedge
Carex granularis limestone meadow sedge
Carex grayi Gray’s sedge
Carex grisea gray sedge
Carex gynandra nodding sedge
Carex gynocrates northern bog sedge
Carex haydenii Hayden’s sedge
Carex hirsutella smooth-fruited hirsute sedge
Carex hirta hairy sedge
Carex hirtifolia pubescent sedge
Carex hitchcockiana Hitchcock’s sedge
Carex hormathodes marsh straw sedge
Carex houghtoniana Houghton’s sedge
Carex hystericina porcupine sedge
Carex hystericina × C. pseudocyperus hybrid sedge
Carex interior inland sedge
Carex intumescens bladder sedge
Carex jamesii James’s sedge
Carex kobomugi Asian sand sedge
Carex lacustris lake sedge
Carex lacustris × C. trichocarpa hybrid sedge
Carex laevivaginata smooth-sheathed sedge
Carex lasiocarpa ssp. americana woolly-fruited sedge
Carex laxiculmis var. copulata coupled sedge
Carex laxiculmis var. laxiculmis spreading sedge
Carex laxiflora loose-flowered sedge
Carex laxiflora × C. leptonervia hybrid sedge
Carex leavenworthii Leavenworth’s sedge
Carex lenticularis lakeshore sedge
Carex leptalea bristle-stalked sedge
Carex leptonervia northern woodland sedge
Carex limosa mud sedge
Carex livida livid sedge
Carex longii Long’s sedge
Carex lucorum long-beaked carpet sedge
Carex lupuliformis false hop sedge
Carex lupulina hop sedge
Carex lupulina × C. lurida hybrid sedge
Carex lupulina × C. retrorsa hybrid sedge
Carex lurida sallow sedge
Carex magellanica ssp. irrigua bog sedge
Carex meadii Mead’s sedge
Carex merritt-fernaldii Fernald’s sedge
Carex mesochorea midland sedge
Carex michauxiana Michaux’s sedge
Carex mitchelliana Mitchell’s sedge
Carex molesta troublesome sedge
Carex muehlenbergii var. enervis Muhlenberg’s veinless sedge
Carex muehlenbergii var. muehlenbergii Muhlenberg’s sedge
Carex nigra black sedge
Carex nigromarginata black-edged sedge
Carex normalis large straw sedge
Carex novae-angliae New England sedge
Carex oligocarpa few-fruited sedge
Carex oligosperma few-seeded sedge
Carex ormostachya northern red-based sedge
Carex pallescens pale sedge
Carex panicea grass-like sedge
Carex pauciflora few-flowered sedge
Carex peckii Peck’s sedge
Carex pedunculata ssp. pedunculata long-stalked sedge
Carex pellita woolly sedge
Carex pensylvanica Pennsylvania sedge
Carex pensylvanica × C. umbellata hybrid sedge
Carex plantaginea plantain-leaved sedge
Carex platyphylla broad-leaved sedge
Carex polymorpha variable sedge
Carex praegracilis black creeper sedge, freeway sedge
Carex prairea prairie sedge
Carex prasina elegant drooping sedge
Carex projecta necklace sedge
Carex pseudocyperus cyperus-like sedge
Carex radiata narrow-leaved upland star sedge
Carex retroflexa reflexed sedge
Carex retrorsa backward-fruited sedge
Carex reznicekii Reznicek’s sedge
Carex richardsonii Richardson’s sedge
Carex rosea common upland star sedge
Carex rugosperma wrinkle-seeded sedge
Carex sartwellii Sartwell’s sedge
Carex scabrata rough sedge
Carex schweinitzii Schweinitz’s sedge
Carex scirpoidea ssp. scirpoidea Canadian single-spike sedge
Carex scoparia pointed broom sedge
Carex secalina rye-like sedge
Carex seorsa weak stellate sedge
Carex shortiana Short’s sedge
Carex siccata dry-spiked sedge
Carex silicea beach sedge
Carex sparganioides bur-reed sedge
Carex spicata spiked sedge
Carex sprengelii long-beaked sedge
Carex squarrosa spreading-beaked sedge
Carex sterilis dioecious sedge
Carex stipata var. stipata awl-fruited sedge
Carex straminea straw sedge
Carex striata Walter’s sedge
Carex striatula lined sedge
Carex stricta tussock sedge
Carex styloflexa curved style sedge
Carex swanii Swan’s sedge
Carex sychnocephala many-headed sedge
Carex sylvatica European woodland sedge
Carex tenera slender sedge
Carex tenuiflora sparse-flowered sedge
Carex tetanica rigid sedge
Carex texensis Texas sedge
Carex tincta tinged sedge
Carex tonsa shaved sedge
Carex torta twisted sedge
Carex tribuloides var. tribuloides blunt broom sedge
Carex trichocarpa hairy-fruited sedge
Carex trisperma three-fruited sedge
Carex tuckermanii Tuckerman’s sedge
Carex typhina cattail sedge
Carex umbellata parasol sedge, umbelled sedge
Carex utriculata bottle-shaped sedge
Carex vaginata sheathed sedge
Carex venusta dark-green sedge
Carex vesicaria lesser bladder sedge
Carex vestita velvet sedge
Carex virescens ribbed sedge
Carex viridula ssp. viridula green sedge
Carex vulpinoidea fox sedge
Carex wiegandii Wiegand’s sedge
Carex willdenowii Willdenow’s sedge
Carex woodii Wood’s sedge