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Carex neurocarpa Maxim.

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

Carex L. (スゲ)
Section Multiflorae
Mikoshigaya (ミコシガヤ, 御輿茅), nerved-fruit sedge
Lifeform: turfed, perennial sedge
Distribution: east Asia, including Japan (north to Kinki District in Honshu)
Habitat: mesic sites, such as riversides, marshlands, etc.
Seed: germination enhanced by temperature fluctuation and scarification
Chromosome number: 2n = 108

Carex neurocarpa in northeastern China

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[1-3] along Nan hu (南湖) in Changchun City, Jilin Prvince, northeastern China, on June 8 2017.