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Last updated 9/26/2021 by David Giblin.
Carex rostrata Stokes[HC, HC2, FNA23, SPNW]
northern beaked sedge

Publication: Fl. Bor. -Amer. 2: 173. 1803, not Stokes 1787.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: C. rostrata misapplied to the taxon C. utriculata in H&C.

FNA23: "Carex rostrata is infrequent and local in large portions of its range, often forming large colonies where found. Carex rostrata hybridizes with C. oligosperma and C. saxatilis; rare sterile intermediates with C. utriculata are likely hybrids. The vast majority of records of C. rostrata from North America are C. utriculata."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Carex rostrata Stokes var. ambigens Fernald