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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Cyperaceae
Subfamilia: Cyperoideae
Tribus: Cariceae
Genus: Carex
Species: Carex atrosquama

Carex atrosquama Mack.

Proceedings of the Biological Society of Washington 25: 51 (1912)
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. [1]

Carex atrosquama, the lesser blackscale sedge, is a species of sedge that was first formally named by Kenneth Mackenzie in 1912.[1][2] It is native to the northwestern United States and western Canada, from Alaska south to Utah and Colorado.[3] It grows in alpine and subalpine meadows, as well as along rivers and streams in gravelly areas.[3]

"Carex atrosquama". The Plant List. 2010. Retrieved 6 December 2014.
USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Carex atrosquama". The PLANTS Database (plants.usda.gov). Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 4 August 2020.
Murray, David F. (2002). "Carex atrosquama". In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (ed.). Flora of North America North of Mexico (FNA). Vol. 23. New York and Oxford. Retrieved 4 August 2020 – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

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