Page author: David Giblin
Carex lacustris
lake sedge

Distribution: Occurring in the northeastern corner of Washington; Alberta south to Idaho, east across the northern half of North America to the Atlantic Coast.

Habitat: Wetland, swamps, and marshes.

Flowers: July-August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Review Group 1 in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Carex lacustris Willd.
Publication: Sp. Pl. 4(1): 306. 1805. 1805.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Carex lacustris in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Carex lacustris checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Carex lacustris atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex lacustris photos.

USDA Plants: Carex lacustris information.

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