Carex pilosa, called hairy sedge (a name it shares with other members of its genus), is a species of flowering plant in the genus Carex, native to central and eastern Europe as far as the Urals.[2] It is typically found in temperate forests, where it may be the dominant species on the forest floor.[3]

Carex pilosa
'Copenhagen Select' cultivar
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Cyperaceae
Genus: Carex
C. pilosa
Binomial name
Carex pilosa
    • Carex foliata F.Schmidt ex Meinsh.
    • Carex nemorensis J.F.Gmel.
    • Carex nemorosa J.F.Gmel.
    • Carex prostrata J.F.Gmel.
    • Loxotrema pilosa (Scop.) Raf.

References edit

  1. ^ Fl. Carniol., ed. 2, 2: 226 (1771)
  2. ^ a b "Carex pilosa Scop". Plants of the World Online. Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. 2017. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  3. ^ Rejzková, EVA; Fér, Tomáš; Vojta, Jaroslav; Marhold, Karol (2008). "Phylogeography of the forest herb Carex pilosa (Cyperaceae)". Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society. 158: 115–130. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2008.00826.x.