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Carex species’ photographs

This page remains dynamic as more accessions are aquired. The aim is to have links from the photographs to information about the species themselves as well as collection data. All photographs have millimetre graph paper as their background.

Accessions: DAD Durham Archaeology Dept, JPH Huntley, *** Botanic Gardens. [xx] numbers of squares in which present after Preston, Pearman and Dines 2002

The authority of the species is provided with synonyms where these are, perhaps, the better known name to some readers. Essentially the nomenclature follows that of Jermy et al, 2007
“Sedges of the British Isles”, BSBI Handbook No 1 Edition 3.

species acuta-atrofusca
species bigelowii-chordorrihiza
species davalliana-divulsa
species echinata-flava
species magellanica-otrubae
species pallescens-punctata
species rariflora-sylvativa
species trinervis-vulpina

  C. trinervis Degl.
extinct in Britain today; formerly present in Norfolk
C. vaginata Tausch. [54] JPH
C. vesicaria L. [650] ***
C. viridula Michx. subsp. brachyrrhyncha (Celak.) B. Schmid = formerly C lepidocarpa Tausch.) [1149] DAD C. viridula ssp oedocarpa (Andersson) B. Schmid = formerly C. demissa Hornem. [2544] DAD  C viridula supsp viridula [346]; v scattered west, especially north-west, Scotland  
C. vulpina L.[11] locally common in south east England

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