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Carex echinata Murray

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

Carex L. (スゲ)
Section Stellulatae
Kitanokawazusuge (キタノカワズスゲ, 北ノ蛙菅), star sedge or little prickly sedge
Lifeform: perennial sedge
Distribution: North and Central America - Eurasia
Habitat: marshes, meadows,and moistened forests ⇒ wetland (湿原)

Carex basilata Ohwi
Carex angustior Mack.
Carex muricata L. var. basilata (Ohwi) Y. L. Chou
Carex muricata auct. non L.

C. omiana var. omiana (ヤチカワズスゲ)

Carex echinata in Hokkaido

Carex1 Carex2 Carex3
[1/2] at Abira wetland, central Hokkaido, on July 16 2012. [3] lose to a pond along Atsuma Coast (浜厚真), central Hokkaido, on June 16 2020. The specimen is stored in SAPS.