Taxon: Carex kobomugi Ohwi

Genus: Carex
Family: Cyperaceae
  Subfamily: Cyperoideae
      Tribe: Cariceae
Nomen number: 9074
Place of publication: Mem. Coll. Sci. Kyoto Imp. Univ., Ser. B, Biol. 5(3):281. 1930
Name Verified on: 15-Oct-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Arctic and Subarctic Plant Gene Bank (PALM)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (fide F NAmer)
  • Weed: (fide NPB State Noxweed/CT)

Distributional Range:


  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Heilongjiang, - Jiangsu, - Liaoning, - Shandong, - Qinghai
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Hokkaido, - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Shikoku; Korea; Taiwan
    • Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Primorye, - Sakhalin

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - New Jersey, - New York, - Rhode Island
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Delaware, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - Virginia


  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Connecticut Invasive Plants Council 2005. Connecticut invasive plants list
  • Editorial Committee of the Flora of Taiwan Flora of Taiwan, 2nd ed. 1993- (F Taiwan ed2)
  • Egorova, T. V. The sedges (Carex L.) of Russia and adjacent states. 1999 (Carex Russia)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  • Govaerts, R. & D. A. Simpson World checklist of Cyperaceae, sedges. 2007 (L Cyperaceae)
  • Molina G., A. M. 2011. Review of Cyperaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 31 Mar.
  • National Plant Board National Plant Board federal and state quarantine summaries. 2008- (NPB State Noxweed)
  • Ohwi, J. Flora of Japan (Engl. ed.). 1965 (F JapanOhwi)
  • Tai Hyun Chung Illustrated encyclopedia of fauna & flora of Korea, vol. 5, Tracheophyta. 1965 (Ency Korea)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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