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(First upload on September 2 2007. Last on August 22 2017) [ 日本語 | English ]

Carex middendorffii Fr. Schmidt






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

Carex L. (スゲ)
Section Acutae (アゼスゲ)
Horomuisuge (ホロムイスゲ, 幌向菅), Horomui sedge
Tomarisuge (トマリスゲ, 泊菅)
Kurosuge (クロスゲ, 黒菅)

Lifeform: perennial sedge → forming tussock (谷地坊主)
Distribution: central Honshu - Hokkaido (mostly on the shores of the Sea of Okhotsk)
Habitat: bog ⇒ wetlands (湿原)
var. kirigaminensis (Ohwi) Ohwi (キリガミネスゲ), a putative hybrid between C. middendorffii and C. thunbergii Steud. var. appendiculata (Trautv.) Ohwi
Makino (Makino 1977)
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Carex middendorffii in Hokkaido


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Carex4 Carex5 Carex6
[1-4] in post-mined peatland on Sarobetsu wetland (サロベツ湿原), Hokkaido, northern Japan, on May 20/21 2014. The tussock supports biodiversity (Koyama & Tsuyuzaki 2010). [5/6] on May 22 2016. Discarded: in post-mined peatland on Sarobetsu wetland on July 5 2006.
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[7] in Shizukari wetland, southern Hokkaido, on July 7 2017.

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