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Carex limosa L.

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

Carex L. (スゲ)
Section Limosae
Yachisuge (ヤチスゲ, 谷地菅), mud sedge or shore sedge
meaning tussock-forming sedge
Life form: a clonal, perennial sedge 20 to 60 cm tall
Distribution: higher latitudes throughout the northern hemisphere
Habitat: aquatic or shore plant (wetlands 湿原)

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Belowground: large rhizomes and hairry roots

C. elegans Willd.
C. laxa Dewey, non Wahlenb.
C. limosa L. var. planifolia Kohts, discarded


Carex limosa in Hokkaido

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[1-3] in Shisen Bog, central Hokkaido, Japan on June 24 2007. [4] in Shizukari wetland, southern Hokkaido, on June 15 2015.