Carex lenticularis

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Lakeshore Sedge: for more photos, see Sitka Nature Photo Gallery for Carex lenticularis
Lakeshore Sedge (Carex lenticularis): Common clump forming sedge of wet places, including road sides.

Collections in ARCTOS from across the region.

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Local Notes

  • Sitka/Carex lenticularis: Widespread and Fairly Common to Abundant. Can be found growing around town in disturbed areas with sufficient moisture, such as the gravel path on the peninsula at Swan Lake. (edit)

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Other References

  • Muller: [as var limnophila] gen; wet areas, near beaches, open forests; [as C. enanderi] gen; open wet areas
  • Hall 2010: "Bogs, wet meadows, gravel bars and shores from low elevation to subalpine. Common." [as C. enanderi] "Bogs, wet swampy places, coasts and islands of southern Alaska."

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