(First upload on August 28 2007. Last on September 12 2017) [ 日本語 | English ]

Carex michauxiana Böckeler ssp. asiatica Hultén

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

Carex L. (スゲ)
Section Rostrales
Carex michauxiana Bocklr.
Lifeform: perennial sedge
ssp. michauxiana, Michaux's sedge
Distribution: northeastern North America

Carex abacta L. H. Bailey
Carex rostrata Michaux

ssp. asiatica (Hult.) Ohwi (ミタケスゲ, 御岳菅), Asian Michaux's sedge
Distribution: northeastern Asia, including Japan (Hokkaido and central-northern Honshu)
Habitat: wetlands (湿原), represented by bogs
Chromosome number: 2n = 64

- var. asiatica (Hultén) Ohwi


Carex michauxiana var. asiatica in Hokkaido

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[1] in Shinsen Bog, central Hokkaido, on June 24 2007. [2-4] near a boardwalk in a post-mined peatland, Sarobetsu Mire, northern Hokkaido. [2] on July 23 2014. [3/4] on July 12 2013. [5/6] in Shizukari wetland, southern Hokkaido, on July 7 2017. Records: near a boardwalk in Sarobetsu post-mined peatland on August 12 2021.