Carex rostrata
northern beaked sedge

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in northern Washington; Alaska to northern Washington, east to Montana, the Great Lakes region, and Newfoundland.

Habitat: Sphagnum bogs

Flowers: June - August

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Sensitive in Washington (WANHP)


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Accepted Name:
Carex rostrata Stokes
Publication: Fl. Bor. -Amer. 2: 173. 1803, not Stokes 1787. 1803.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Carex rostrata Stokes var. ambigens Fernald
Additional Resources:

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

WA Flora Checklist: Carex rostrata checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Carex rostrata atlas page.

CalPhotos: Carex rostrata photos.

USDA Plants: Carex rostrata information.

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