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Carex brunnescens (Pers.) Poir. ssp. pacifica Kalela

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

Carex L. (スゲ)
Section Glareosae
Carex brunnescens (Pers.) Poir. (s.l.)
ssp. pacifica Kalela (s.s.)
Himekawazusuge (ヒメカワズスゲ, 姫蛙菅), pacific brownish sedge
Lifeform: short-rhizomatous perennial sedge
Distribution: widespread in the boreal regions of the Northern Hemisphere, including northern Japan
Habitat: grassy marshalnds in subalpine zones, and bogs

Carex brunnescens (Pers.) Poir. f. sphaerostachya (Dewey) Akiyama

Carex brunnescens ssp. pacifica in Hokkaido


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[1/2] at the bottom of Tomamu Skislope where grassy marshland was developed well on July 20 2012. [3/4] near Akanuma Bog (Red Bog) in Kushiro Moor, eastern Hokkaido, on June 28 2015.