1. Family: Cyperaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Carex L.
      1. Carex spicata Huds.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Madeira, Europe to NW. Iran.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Albania, Algeria, Altay, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Central European Rus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East European Russia, Finland, France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Madeira, Netherlands, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sicilia, South European Russi, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Yugoslavia

    Introduced into:

    Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Maine, Maryland, Masachusettes, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, New Zealand South, Nova Scotia, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., Vermont

    Carex spicata Huds. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Reichenbach, H.G.L. [1], Germany K000960394 Unknown type material
    s.coll. [s.n.], Germany K000960393
    Tauscher, G. [s.n.], Hungary K000960392

    First published in Fl. Angl.: 349 (1762)

    Accepted by

    • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
    • Barina, Z. & Pifkó, D. (2011). Contributions to the flora of Albania, 2 Willdenowia 41: 139-149.
    • Koopman, J. (2011). Carex Europaea. The Genus Carex L. (Cyperaceae) in Europe 1: 1-726. Margraf publishers,Weikersheim, Germany.
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Molina, A., Acedo, C. & Llamas, F. (2008). Taxonomy and new taxa in Eurasian Carex (section Phaestoglochin, Cyperaceae) Systematic Botany 33: 237-250.
    • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
    • Jermy, C., Simpson, D., Foley, M. & Porter, M. (2007). Sedges of the British Isles. B.S.B.I. Handbook No. 1, ed. 3: 1-554. Botanical Society of the British Isles, London.
    • Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Gilman, A.V. (2015). New flora of Vermont Memoirs of the New York Botanical Garden 110: 1-614.
    • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Koopman, Jac. (2008-). Personal communication on Cyperaceae 4 Choszczno, Poland.
    • Molina, A., Acedo, C. & Llamas, F. (2008). Taxonomy and new taxa in Eurasian Carex (section Phaestoglochin, Cyperaceae) Systematic Botany 33: 237-250.
    • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2008). Flora Iberica 18: 1-420. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0