Taxon profile


Russet Sedge
Carex saxatilis L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Cyperaceae »  genus Carex - sedge

Scientific synonyms

Carex rotundata var. compacta (R. Br. ex Dewey) Boivin
Carex ensifolia Turcz. ex Besser
Carex saxatilis subsp. laxa (Trautv.) Kalela
Carex miliaris Michx.
Carex saxatilis var. miliaris (Michx.) Bailey
Carex physocarpa J. & K. Presl
Carex saxatilis var. rhomalea Fern.
Carex rhomalea (Fern.) Mackenzie

Other names

= Rock Sedge

Least Concern LC

Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Carex saxatilis L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Carex saxatilis L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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