(First upload on October 22 2012. Last on September 16 2023) [ 日本語 | English ]

Carex vesicaria L.

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

Carex L. (スゲ)
Section Vesicariae
Oninarukosuge (オニナルコスゲ, 鬼鳴子菅), blister sedge
Lifeform: perennial sedge
Distribution: widespread in the boreal regions of the northern hemisphere
Habitat: various wetlands, in particular, in areas that are inundated in and are dry in summer

Carex vesicaria L. ssp. vesicata (Meinsh.) T. V. Egorova
Carex vesicaria L. var. tenuistachya Kuk.
Carex vesicata Meinsh.


Carex vesicaria in Hokkaido

Carex1 Carex2 Carex3
Carex4 Carex5 Carex6
[1] along a seacoast, where a wind farm is planed, in Hama-Atsuma on June 29 2023. [2-4] at Abira wetland, central Hokkaido, on July 16 2012. [5/6] near a transplanted forest of Fraxinus mandshurica in the Experimental Forest of the University of Tokyo, Furano, central Hokkaido, on June 26 2017.