Carex rostrata
northern beaked sedge

Distribution: Alaska to Washington, east to Montana, and in the Great Lakes region

Habitat: Sphagnum bogs

Flowers: June - August

Origin: Native

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 1787.

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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