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Carex acutiformis

Carex acutiformis (*)

Cladus: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Magnoliophyta
Classis: Liliopsida
Subclassis: Commelinidae
Ordo: Poales
Familia: Cyperaceae
Genus: Carex
Species: Carex acutiformis


Carex acutiformis Ehrh.

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Sumpf-Segge
Hrvatski: Močvarni šaš


* Beitrage zur Naturkunde 4:43. 1789
* USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]


Carex acutiformis is a species of sedge. It is native to parts of Northern and Western Europe, where it grows in moist spots in a number of habitat types. In its native European range this species is often associated with the Juncus subnodulosus-Cirsium palustre fen-meadow habitat.[1] It is also a dominant plant in the Carex acutiformis Swamp plant association.[2]


* C. Michael Hogan. 2009. Marsh Thistle: Cirsium palustre, GlobalTwitcher.com, ed. N. Strömberg
* J.S. Rodwell. 1998. British Plant Communities: Aquatic communities, swamps and tall-herb fens‎, 296 pages

Line notes

1. ^ C. Michael Hogan. 2009
2. ^ J.S. Rodwell. 1998, page 160

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