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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 WA).

North American plants are recognized as var. americana Fern.

GIF- Distribution Map

Map key

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