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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 bicknellii

Carex bicknellii Britton & A.Br., Ill. Fl. N. U.S. 1: 360 (1896).

Carex straminea var. crawei Boott, Ill. Gen. Carex 3: 21 (1862).
Carex brevior var. crawei (Boott) B.Boivin, Provancheria 25: 127 (1992).


Carex bicknellii E.G.Camus, nom. illeg. = Carex annectens (E.P.Bicknell) E.P.Bicknell

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Northern America
Arkansas, Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Manitoba, Masachusettes, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York, North Dakota, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode I., South Carolina, South Dakota, Wisconsin

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

Britton, N. & Brown, A. 1896. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions From Newfoundland to the Parallel of the Southern Boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean Westward to the 102d Meridian. Volume I, Ophioglossaceae to Aizoaceae. 612 pp. Charles Scribner's Sons. BHL Reference page. : 1: 360.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Carex bicknellii in World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Dec 14. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Carex bicknellii. Published online. Accessed: Dec 14 2019. 2019. Carex bicknellii. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 14 Dec 2019.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Carex bicknellii in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 08-Apr-12.

Vernacular names
English: Bicknell's sedge

Carex bicknellii, known as Bicknell's sedge and copper-shouldered oval sedge,[2] is a species of sedge native to North America.[3][4] Carex bicknellii grows in small clumps with fewer than 25 flowering stems per clump.[5] It is found in mesic to dry prairies, savannas, and open woodlands.[4]

"Carex bicknellii Britton". International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
Adelman, Charlotte; Schwartz, Bernard L. (2011). The Midwestern native garden : native alternatives to nonnative flowers and plants : an illustrated guide. Ohio University Press. ISBN 9780821419373.
USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Carex bicknellii". The PLANTS Database ( Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 2018-09-25.
Flora of North America Editorial Committee, ed. (2002). "Carex bicknellii". Flora of North America North of Mexico (FNA). Vol. 23. New York and Oxford. Retrieved 2018-09-25 – via, Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Reznicek, A. A.; Voss, E. G.; Walters, B. S., eds. (February 2011). "Carex bicknellii". Michigan Flora Online. University of Michigan Herbarium. Retrieved 2018-09-25.

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