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Carex otrubae

Carex otrubae, Photo: Michael Lahanas

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 otrubae

Carex otrubae Podp.

Spisy Přír. Fak. Masarykovy Univ. 12: 15 (1922) "C. x otrubae"
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Carex otrubae in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 13 Aug 2006.

Vernacular names
eesti: Tihe tarn
suomi: Revonsara

Carex otrubae, the false fox-sedge,[1] is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family, Cyperaceae.

It grows 40–70 centimetres (16–28 in) tall with the leaves being linear and 3–7 millimetres (0.12–0.28 in) wide. Both inflorescence and lanceolate are 5 centimetres (2.0 in) long. Its utricles are either pale green or orange-brown. Female specimens have pale orange-brown glumes which are ovate and are 3 millimetres (0.12 in) in length.[2]
Distribution and habitat

This species occurs in Europe, Central Asia, West Siberia, and Xinjiang, China. It thrives in wetlands on heavy soils and especially in lowland areas and can be found near lakes, rivers and reservoirs, as well as coastal areas.[3]

BSBI List 2007 (xls). Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-06-26. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
"Carex otrubae". Flora of China. Retrieved May 13, 2013.
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