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Taxon: Carex myosuroides Vill.

Genus: Carex
Family: Cyperaceae
Subfamily: Cyperoideae
Tribe: Cariceae
Nomen number: 447632
Place of publication: Prosp. Hist. pl. Dauphiné 17. 1779
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 09-Feb-2015 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)


Distributional Range:


    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation [Dagestan]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Buryatia, Gorno-Altay, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha, Krasnoyarsk, Taymyr, Chita, Irkutsk, Tyumen]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Tajikistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia (alpine)
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kamchatka]
    • CHINA: China (alpine)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaidô (alpine), Honshu (alpine)] Korea (alpine)

    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland (arctic & alpine), Iceland, Norway (arctic & alpine), Sweden
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria (alpine), Germany, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation [Komi, Nenets]
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria (alpine), Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon] Greenland (arctic & alpine), United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario, Québec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (alpine), Idaho, Oregon (Wallowa Mts.), Wyoming (alpine)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (Mono Co. (alpine)), Utah (alpine)]


  1. Global Carex Group 2015. Making Carex monophyletic (Cyperaceae, tribe Cariceae): a new broader circumscription Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 179:23.

Check other web resources for Carex myosuroides Vill. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=447632. Accessed 24 May 2019.