Taxon: Carex lenticularis Michx.

Genus: Carex
Family: Cyperaceae
  Subfamily: Cyperoideae
      Tribe: Cariceae
Nomen number: 417210
Place of publication: Fl. bor.-amer. 2:172. 1803
Name Verified on: 19-Sep-2000 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2000
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec, - Nova Scotia, - Ontario, - Prince Edward Island, - New Brunswick, - Newfoundland; St. Pierre and Miquelon
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Minnesota, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New York, - Vermont
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado, - Idaho, - Montana, - Oregon, - Washington, - Wyoming
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California, - Nevada, - Utah
    • Subarctic America: Canada - Northwest Territory, - Yukon Territory; United States - Alaska
    • Western Canada: Canada - Saskatchewan, - Alberta, - Manitoba, - British Columbia


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  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
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  • Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. 1978-1979 (F Canada)
  • Standley, L. A. 1985. Systematics of the Acutae group of Carex (Cyperaceae) in the Pacific Northwest Syst. Bot. Monogr. 7:59.
  • Voss, E. Michigan flora. 1972- (F Mich)
  • Welsh, S. L. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. 1974 (F AlaskaAnd)
  • Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource). (F Wisconsin)

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