Carex pauciflora

Carex pauciflora, known as few-flowered sedge,[1] is a perennial species of sedge in the family Cyperaceae native to Holarctic wetlands. The specific epithet pauciflora, refers to the Latin term for 'few flowered'.[2][3]

Carex pauciflora
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Carex
C. pauciflora
Binomial name
Carex pauciflora


  1. ^ BSBI List 2007 (xls). Botanical Society of Britain and Ireland. Archived from the original (xls) on 2015-06-26. Retrieved 2014-10-17.
  2. ^ Allen J. Coombes The A to Z of Plant Names: A Quick Reference Guide to 4000 Garden Plants, p. 106, at Google Books
  3. ^ D. Gledhill The Names of Plants, p. 220, at Google Books