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Carex canescens subsp. canescens


Wikipedia Abstract

Carex canescens L. (syn. C. cinerea Poll.; C. curta Gooden.) is a perennial species of plants in the family Cyperaceae growing in damp forests and wetlands. It is widespread across much of Europe, Asia, Australia, New Guinea, North America, and southern South America. Subspecies \n* Carex canescens subsp. canescens – Europe, Asia, Australia, North America, New Guinea \n* Carex canescens subsp. disjuncta (Fernald) Toivonen – eastern Canada, eastern United States \n* Carex canescens var. robustior Blytt ex Andersson – Argentina, Chile, Falkland Islands
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Lifespan [1]  Perennial
Structure [3]  Grass
Light Preference [2]  Mostly Sunny
Soil Acidity [2]  Mostly Acid
Soil Fertility [2]  Infertile
Soil Moisture [2]  Wet

Protected Areas



Cicadula quadrinotata <Unverified Name>[4]
Phrygilus patagonicus (Patagonian Sierra Finch)[5]


Shelter for 
Emberiza schoeniclus (Reed Bunting)[6]


Temp. Northern Hemisphere, New Guinea, SE. Australia; Temp. Northern Hemisphere, SE. Australia;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1USDA Plants Database, U. S. Department of Agriculture
2ECOFACT 2a Technical Annex - Ellenberg’s indicator values for British Plants, M O Hill, J O Mountford, D B Roy & R G H Bunce (1999)
3Kattge, J. et al. (2011b) TRY - a global database of plant traits Global Change Biology 17:2905-2935
4Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
5Diet of the patagonian Sierra-finch (Phrygilus patagonicus) on Navarino island, Chile, Steven M. McGehee & Jack Clinton Eitniear, ORNITOLOGIA NEOTROPICAL 18: 449–452, 2007
6Ecology of Commanster
Protected Areas provided by GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
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.
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