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Carex rostrata (beaked sedge)

Synonyms: Carex ampullacea; Trasus ampullaceus

Wikipedia Abstract

Carex rostrata, bottle sedge or beaked sedge, is a perennial species of sedge in the family Cyperaceae.
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Height [2]  39 inches (1 m)
Allergen Potential [1]  High
Light Preference [3]  Mostly Sunny
Soil Acidity [3]  Mostly Acid
Soil Fertility [3]  Infertile
Soil Moisture [3]  Wet
Edible [2]  May be edible. See the Plants For A Future link below for details.
Flower Type [2]  Monoecious
Lifespan [2]  Perennial
Pollinators [2]  Wind
Structure [4]  Grass
Usage [2]  The straw is used for bedding;
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Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Central & Western Europe Austria, Belgium, Byelarus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, Switzerland, Ukraine, United Kingdom Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    
Upper Danube Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia, Slovenia, Switzerland Palearctic Temperate Floodplain River and Wetlands    

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Acadia National Park II 35996 Maine, United States
Baikalskiy Biosphere Reserve Zapovednik Ia 458883 Russia  
Basegi Zapovednik Ia 93739 Perm, Russia
Beinn Eighe National Nature Reserve   Scotland, United Kingdom
Belovezhskaya Pushcha Biosphere Reserve National Park II 218515 Belarus
Berchtesgaden Alps National Park II 51433 Germany
Berlinchener See, Berlinchener Luch 900 Germany  
Bialowieza National Park II 11126 Poland
Bighorn Canyon National Recreation Area V 36286 Montana, Wyoming, United States
Bruce Peninsula National Park II   Ontario, Canada
Cairnsmore of Fleet, Silver Flowe, and Merrick Kells Biosphere Reserve 8794 Scotland, United Kingdom
Carpathian Biosphere Reserve 144772 Ukraine  
Cedar Breaks National Monument III 6111 Utah, United States
Crater Lake National Park II 180091 Oregon, United States
Dammer Moor 420 Germany  
Devils Tower National Monument V 1361 Wyoming, United States
Dolomiti del Cadore e del Comelico 173952 Italy  
Drahendorfer Spreeniederung 1528 Germany  
Edwin S. George Reserve 1297 Michigan, United States
Fauler See 52 Germany  
Gadsdorfer Torfstiche und Luderbusch 226 Germany  
Georgian Bay Islands National Park II   Ontario, Canada
Grand Rapids Audubon Club Maher Sanctuary 80 Michigan, United States
Grasslands National Park II 128635 Saskatchewan, Canada
H.J. Andrews Biosphere Reserve 15815 Oregon, United States
Hölzbach zw. Rappweiler u. Niederlosheim 175 Germany  
In Geiern 69 Germany  
Isle of Rum National Nature Reserve   Scotland, United Kingdom
Isle Royale Biosphere Reserve Ib 571799 Michigan, United States
Jägersburger Wald und Königsbruch bei Homburg 1599 Germany  
Katmai National Park and Preserve Ib 421782 Alaska, United States
Katunsky Biosphere Reserve 393162 Altai, Russia
Kavkazskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 692723 Krasnodar, Karachay-Cherkessia, Adygea, Russia
Klautzke-See und Waldmoore mit Kobbelke 812 Germany  
Kluane National Park and Reserve National Park Reserve II 5463436 Yukon, Canada
Knife River Indian Villages National Hist. Site National Historic Site III 1756 North Dakota, United States
Kouchibouguac National Park II 59161 New Brunswick, Canada
La Mauricie National Park II 131706 Quebec, Canada
Lake Clark National Park and Preserve Ib 386679 Alaska, United States
Lannenbachaue bei Scheiden und Umgebung 151 Germany  
Laplandskiy Biosphere Reserve 757114 Russia  
Maxsee 863 Germany  
Müggelspreeniederung 1558 Germany  
Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve II 20461 Quebec, Canada
Moncapricesee 281 Germany  
Nahanni National Park Reserve II 1309627 Northwest Territories, Canada
Naturschutzgroßvorhaben Ill 2691 Germany  
Nordwestlich Heinitz 269 Germany  
NSG 'Breitborner Floß' 96 Germany  
NSG 'Eulenmühle / Eulenmühle/Welschwies' 220 Germany  
NSG 'Kasbruch' 86 Germany  
NSG 'Panzbachtal' westl. Bergen 178 Germany  
Oberes Temnitztal 135 Germany  
Okskiy Biosphere Reserve 190748 Russia  
Pacific Rim National Park Reserve II 137900 British Columbia, Canada
Palava Protected Landscape Area V   Czech Republic  
Prince Albert National Park II 976762 Saskatchewan, Canada
Pukaskwa National Park II 459860 Ontario, Canada
Reuthener Moor 231 Germany  
Riding Mountain Biosphere Reserve II 762028 Manitoba, Canada
Saarhölzbachtal - Zunkelsbruch 376 Germany  
Saarkohlenwald 6039 Germany  
Sayano-Shushenskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 964620 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Schaalsee   Germany      
Schlaubetal 3268 Germany  
Schwarzer See 69 Germany  
Sonnenburger Wald und Ahrendskehle 1155 Germany  
Spreewald Biosphere Reserve 117355 Germany  
Taynish National Nature Reserve   Scotland, United Kingdom
Töpchiner Seen 926 Germany  
Tsentral'no-Lesnoy Biosphere Reserve Ia 62630 Russia  
Tsentral'no-Sibirskiy Biosphere Reserve Ia 2521510 Krasnoyarsk, Russia
Ubsunurskaya Kotlovina (Ubsunur Depression) Zapovednik Ia 798640 Tuva, Russia
Upper Miss. River Nat'l Wildlife Refuge National Wildlife Refuge VI 25823 Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States
Vietmannsdorfer Heide 663 Germany  
Vogelschutzgebiet 'Bastauniederung' 6190 Germany  
Voronezhskiy Biosphere Reserve 95835 Russia  
Wapusk National Park II 2614324 Manitoba, Canada
Wehrdamm/Mellensee/Kleiner Wünsdorfer See 1725 Germany  
Wiesenlandschaft bei Überroth 734 Germany  
Winisk River Provincial Park II 434735 Ontario, Canada
Wood Buffalo National Park II 11038545 Alberta, Canada
Woodland Caribou Provincial Wilderness Park Provincial Park II 1072124 Ontario, Canada
Yellowstone Biosphere Reserve II 2196863 Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, United States
Zhuvintas Zapovednik 18223 Lithuania  
Zion National Park II 135667 Utah, United States



Allaphis cyperi cyperi[5]
Alopochen aegyptiaca (Egyptian Goose)[6]
Anagnota bicolor[7]
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)[6]
Anser anser (Greylag Goose)[6]
Anthomyza dissors[7]
Anthomyza gracilis[7]
Anthomyza neglecta[7]
Anthomyza paraneglecta[7]
Branta canadensis (Canada Goose)[6]
Cicadula intermedia[5]
Columba oenas (Stock Dove)[6]
Diplonaevia seriata[7]
Donacia obscura <Unverified Name>[5]
Donacia thalassina <Unverified Name>[5]
Emberiza schoeniclus (Reed Bunting)[6]
Grus grus (Common Crane)[6]
Hymenoscyphus magnificus[7]
Hysterostegiella crassomarginata[7]
Limnobaris t-album[5]
Macrosiphoniella nigropilosa[5]
Megamelus notulus[5]
Microtus agrestis (field vole)[6]
Notus flavipennis[5]
Paradelphacodes litoralis[5]
Paraschizaphis caricis <Unverified Name>[5]
Planetella gallarum[5]
Plateumaris affinis <Unverified Name>[5]
Poanes viator (Broad-winged Skipper)[8]
Stagonospora paludosa[7]
Subsaltusaphis rossneri[5]
Thripsaphis caricis[5]


Parasitized by 
Anthracoidea subinclusa[7]
Myriosclerotinia sulcatula[7]


Bassegi Zapovednik; Europe to W. Himalaya, Subarctic America to N. U.S.A.;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Derived from Allergy-Free Gardening OPALS™, Thomas Leo Ogren (2000)
2Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
3ECOFACT 2a Technical Annex - Ellenberg’s indicator values for British Plants, M O Hill, J O Mountford, D B Roy & R G H Bunce (1999)
4Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
5Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
6Ecology of Commanster
7Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
8HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
Natura 2000, UK data: © Crown copyright and database right [2010] All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100017955
Edwin S. George Reserve, University of Michigan, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Maher Sanctuary, Grand Rapids Audubon Club
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