Carex caryophyllea var. caryophyllea 

Notes: Distribution: Temp. Old World

Distribution Map

  • Native distribution
  • Introduced distribution
Found in
  • Asia-Temperate Caucasus North Caucasus
  • Transcaucasus
  • Eastern Asia Japan
  • Middle Asia Kazakhstan
  • Turkmenistan
  • Mongolia Mongolia
  • Siberia West Siberia
  • Western Asia Iran
  • Turkey
  • Europe Eastern Europe Baltic States
  • Belarus
  • Central European Russia
  • East European Russia
  • Krym
  • Northwest European Russia
  • South European Russia
  • Ukraine
  • Middle Europe Austria
  • Belgium
  • Czechoslovakia
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Netherlands
  • Poland
  • Switzerland
  • Northern Europe Denmark
  • Finland
  • Great Britain
  • Ireland
  • Norway
  • Sweden
  • Southeastern Europe Albania
  • Bulgaria
  • Greece
  • Italy
  • Romania
  • Sicilia
  • Turkey-in-Europe
  • Yugoslavia
  • Southwestern Europe Corse
  • France
  • Portugal
  • Sardegna
  • Spain
Introduced into
  • Northern America Northeastern U.S.A. Maine
  • Masachusettes
  • Southeastern U.S.A. District of Columbia



  • 1 Koopman, J. (2011). Carex Europaea. The Genus Carex L. (Cyperaceae) in Europe 1: 1-726. Margraf publishers,Weikersheim, Germany.
  • 2 Govaerts, R. & Simpson, D.A. (2007). World Checklist of Cyperaceae. Sedges: 1-765. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • 3 Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

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WCS higher taxonomy
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