Carex oligocarpa

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Carex oligocarpa
Carex oligocarpa BB-1913.png
Botanical illustration, 1913.
Scientific classification
C. oligocarpa
Binomial name
Carex oligocarpa
Schkuhr ex Willd.

Carex oligocarpa, common name richwoods sedge, eastern few-fruited sedge, few-fruit sedge, and few-fruited sedge is a Carex species that is native to North America. It is a perennial.[1]

Conservation status in the United States[edit]

It is endangered in New Jersey and Vermont, threatened in Michigan,[1] and a species of special concern in Connecticut.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Plants Profile for Carex oligocarpa (richwoods sedge)". Retrieved 15 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Connecticut's Endangered, Threatened and Special Concern Species 2015". State of Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Bureau of Natural Resources. Retrieved 15 January 2018. (Note: This list is newer than the one used by and is more up-to-date.)