Carex platyphylla

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Carex platyphylla


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Cyperaceae
Subfamilia: Cyperoideae
Tribus: Cariceae
Genus: Carex
Species: Carex platyphylla


Carex platyphylla J.Carey, Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. 2, 4: 23 (1847).


  • Heterotypic
    • Carex platyphylla var. longipedunculata Kük. in H.G.A.Engler (ed.), Pflanzenr., IV, 20(38): 529 (1909).



Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Indiana, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Masachusettes, Michigan, New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Qubec, Rhode I., Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: broadleaf sedge
français: Carex à larges feuilles
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