Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center
Aquatic and Wetland Vascular Plants of the Northern Great Plains
62. Cyperaceae, the Sedge Family
2. Carex L. -- Sedge
33. Carex lasiocarpa Ehrh.
Very similar to C. lanuginosa but clearly distinguished from it by the
long, attenuate leaves which are strongly involute, 2 mm or less wide
as folded. Bogs and wet peaty soils; rare, with a record from Bottineau Co.,
ND; (Circumboreal, in N.Amer. from Newf. to AK s to NJ, OH, IA, n ND, n ID and
North American plants are recognized as var. americana Fern.
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