Publication: Fl. Angl. 352. 1762.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
selected vouchers: WTU
FNA23: "Carex pendula is a handsome, robust clump-forming species with glaucous foliage; it is sometimes cultivated, especially in water gardens. It has a propensity to self-sow and is beginning to appear outside of cultivation on roadsides and stream banks. Its potential as an invasive species is unknown."