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Carex nigra (*)

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 nigra
Subspecies: C. n. subsp. alpina – C. n. subsp. drukyulensis – C. n. subsp. intricata – C. n. subsp. juncea – C. n. subsp. nigra – C. n. subsp. transcaucasica
Name

Carex nigra (L.) Reichard, Fl. Moeno-Francof. 2: 96 (1778).


Synonyms

Basionym
Carex acuta var. nigra L., Sp. Pl.: 978 (1753).
Homotypic
Carex acuta subsp. nigra (L.) Ehrh., Hannover. Mag. 18: 233 (1780).
Carex vulgaris Fr., Novit. Fl. Suec. Mant. 3: 153 (1843), nom. superfl.
Vignantha vulgaris Schur, Enum. Pl. Transsilv.: 706 (1866), nom. superfl.
Vignea vulgaris Fuss, Fl. Transsilv.: 680 (1866), nom. superfl.
Carex vulgaris var. communis Meinsh., Trudy Imp. S.-Peterburgsk. Bot. Sada 18: 333 (1901)
Carex stolonifera subsp. vulgaris O.Schwarz, Mitt. Thüring. Bot. Ges. 1: 89 (1949).

Homonyms

Carex nigra All., nom. illeg. = Carex parviflora Host
Carex nigra Schkuhr, nom. illeg. = Carex aterrima subsp. aterrima

Distribution
Native distribution areas:

Continental: Europe
Regional: Northern Europe
Denmark, Finland, Føroyar, Great Britain, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden.
Regional: Middle Europe
Austria, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland.
Regional: Southwestern Europe
Corse, France, Portugal, Sardegna, Spain.
Regional: Southeastern Europe
Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Italy, Romania, Sicilia, Yugoslavia.
Regional: Eastern Europe
Belarus, Baltic States, Krym, Central European Russia, East European Russia, North European Russia, South European Russia, Northwest European Russia, Ukraine.
Continental: Africa
Regional: Northern Africa
Morocco.
Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Siberia
Altay, Buryatiya, Chita, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, West Siberia, Yakutiya.
Regional: Russian Far East
Amur.
Regional: Middle Asia
Kazakhstan.
Regional: Caucasus
North Caucasus, Transcaucasus.
Regional: Western Asia
Iran, Iraq, Turkey.
Regional: Mongolia
Mongolia.
Continental: Asia-Tropical
Regional: Indian Subcontinent
East Himalaya.
Continental: Northern America
Regional: Subarctic America
Greenland.
Regional: Eastern Canada
Labrador, New Brunswick, Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Isle, Québec.
Regional: Northeastern U.S.A.
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Vermont.
Continental: Antarctic
Regional: Subantarctic Islands
South Georgia.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
References
Primary references

Reichard, J.J. 1778. Flora Moeno-Francofurtana 2: 96.

Links

Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Carex nigra in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 Jan 28. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2020. Carex nigra. Published online. Accessed: Jan 28 2020.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2020. Carex nigra in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2020 Jan 28. Reference page.
Tropicos.org 2020. Carex nigra. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 28 Jan 2020.

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Braun-Segge
eesti: Harilik tarn
suomi: Jokapaikansara

Carex nigra is a perennial species of plants in the family Cyperaceae native to wetlands of Europe, western Asia, northwestern Africa,and eastern North America.[1] Common names include common sedge, black sedge or smooth black sedge.[2] The eastern limit of its range reaches central Siberia, Turkey and probably the Caucasus.
References

Standley, L. A., J. Cayouette, & L. Bruederle (2002). "Carex nigra". In Flora of North America Editorial Committee (ed.). Flora of North America North of Mexico (FNA). Vol. 23. New York and Oxford. Retrieved 2018-11-18 – via eFloras.org, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Carex nigra". The PLANTS Database (plants.usda.gov). Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 2018-11-18.

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