|Subgenus:||Carex subg. Vignea|
|Section:||Carex sect. Ovales|
Carex alata, commonly called broad-winged sedge, is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family. It is native to eastern North America, where it is found in Canada and the United States. Its natural habitat is wet, marshy areas. The species name alata is Latin for winged.